Eli Roth's Thanksgiving Sequel Announced After Original Film's Success

News - 1 December 2023
American filmmaker Eli Roth, known for his work on movies like Hostel and Cabin Fever, has released his latest film Thanksgiving in theaters across the United States. After just two weeks, the film has already gained critical acclaim and has become a fan favorite. This success has prompted Roth to announce that a sequel to Thanksgiving is in the works.

nnTaking to Instagram, Roth excitedly shared the news with his followers, stating, "BREAKING NEWS! John Carver will kill again! Thanksgiving sequel is a FACT!!!" Roth goes on to discuss how the concept for the sequel came about during the filming of the original Thanksgiving movie. He explains that the cast and crew had such a great time working on the film that they began brainstorming ideas for expanding the Thanksgiving universe.nnRoth reveals that they were all disappointed when filming wrapped up so quickly and decided that if the first film performed well, they would explore the possibility of a sequel.

Thanksgiving 2 is now set to hit theaters in 2025, just in time for the Thanksgiving holiday in late November. Fans can expect more of the same Grindhouse-style horror that made the original film a hit.nnThe idea for Thanksgiving was initially conceived over 16 years ago when a fake trailer for the film was featured in Quentin Tarantino and Robert Rodriguez's Grindhouse.

After years of anticipation, audiences can finally enjoy a gruesome slasher film set during the Thanksgiving season. The plot revolves around a mysterious killer wreaking havoc in the historic town of Plymouth, Massachusetts, the birthplace of Thanksgiving.nnThe film has already made its debut in Dutch cinemas on November 30, thrilling horror fans with its terrifying premise.

Those who have yet to see Thanksgiving can catch a glimpse of the horror in the trailer, which promises blood, gore, and edge-of-your-seat suspense.nnWith the success of Thanksgiving paving the way for a sequel, fans can look forward to more twisted tales from the dark and twisted mind of Eli Roth. The anticipation for Thanksgiving 2 is already building, as audiences eagerly await the return of the infamous killer John Carver and the next chapter in the Thanksgiving saga.