“The ancient ways”(“ The Old Ways ”in its original language), a horror film directed by Christopher Alender, originally premiered at the Sitges Film Festival on October 8, 2020 and arrived on Netflix only on August 25, 2021, but horror movie fans are already asking about a sequel.
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The feature film based on an original script by Marcos Gabriel and starring Brigitte Kali Canales follows Cristina López, a Mexican-American reporter who returns to her hometown near Veracruz, Mexico, to tell a story about local tribes and their former customs.
After visiting the caves of La Boca, which according to local belief are infested with demonic spirits, Cristina finds herself confined in the house of a witch and her son, who believe it is home to a demon and perform a series of rituals to make them manifest. . So will there be a sequel to “The ancient ways”?
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WILL “THE ANCIENT FORMS” HAVE A SECOND PART?
So far neither Soapbox Films ni Netflix They have made no announcements about the future of this horror story, but apparently at the end of the film, Cristina and Miranda could continue with Luz’s legacy in a second installment.
“The ancient ways“Ends with the villagers catching another American loitering in the caves of La Boca, it is Cristina’s boss, Carson (AJ Bowen), who went to look for her when she did not return.
But this time it will not be Luz who will face the devil but Cristina, who apparently became the new witch in town. “We are not good at this, but we will improve,” promises the reporter.
On the other hand, the director previously said that everything will depend on the response of the viewers and other circumstances, although the writer continued to call his film an “independent” project.
Also, following the screening at the Glasgow Film Festival and the Florida Film Festival, the critical reception has been overwhelming, so the film may get a sequel or even a spin-off.
WHEN WILL “THE OLD FORMS 2” RELEASE?
“Ancient ways 2“It does not yet have a release date, but if it is confirmed in the next few months, it could be released in late 2022 and later will arrive on Netflix.