Entertainment Weekly has the first look of Glass on its preview issue, out this week.
Eighteen years after “Unbreakable,” Bruce Willis’ David Dunn and Samuel L. Jackson’s Elijah Price will finally share the screen together once more in M. Night Shyamalan’s “Glass.” The actors will be joined by James McAvoy’s Kevin Crumb, who appeared in Shyamalan’s “Split.” “Split” famously ended by revealing itself as existing in the same universe as “Unbreakable,” and now Shyamalan will bring his two films together and finish off his surprise trilogy.
McAvoy spoke to the publication about learning during rehearsals what Shyamalan really had planned for the movie. The actor hilariously admits that he didn’t even know what the director was talking about at first when he told him he would be adding David Dunn into the film.
“We were chatting and he said, ‘Well, maybe if this one does well, we’ll do another one,’?” McAvoy said. “I was like, ‘Really? We’re going to do a sequel to “Split”?’ He was like, ‘Yeah, you know, bring back David and all that.’ And I was like, David? Oh, wait a minute…”
“Glass” is set to open nationwide January 18, 2019 via Universal Pictures and the actors are going to Comic-Con for promoting the movie.
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M. Night Shyamalan returned in a big way earlier this year with his movie SPLIT, which earned some of the best reviews of his career, and made $278 million worldwide (off a $9 million budget). A huge final scene revealed this was not a normal horror flick and was indeed the long-awaited sequel to his film UNBREAKABLE. He announced he was getting to work on the final entry, GLASS, and he has now taken to Twitter the movie has officially wrapped production.
The tweet came on Monday night as Shyamalan thanked the cast and crew, as well as the city of Philadelphia where the movie was shot.
The sequel will see McAvoy’s Kevin, a man with multiple personalities, crossing paths with Bruce Willis’ David Dunn, who was the subject of Shyamalan’s UNBREAKABLE, the director’s take on a superhero movie. The two will go toe-to-toe as Dunn hunts Kevin down, all while Samuel L. Jackson’s Elijah Price, a.k.a. Mr. Glass, who was also in UNBREAKABLE, acts as an orchestrator and knows secrets about the two men. Taylor-Joy will reprise her role as Casey Cooke from SPLIT, and actress Sarah Paulson was added to the cast some months ago.
GLASS is set to hit theaters January 18, 2019.
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