Los Angeles, Apr 12 (PTI) Actor-director John Krasinski is planning the follow-up to “A Quiet Place” with the team of his latest directorial, which will be a sci-fi thriller.

The 38-year-old filmmaker will reunite with the producers of “A Quiet Place” – Michael Bay, Andrew Form and Brad Fuller for “Life on Mars”, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

Paramount, which distributed the horror movie, is in talks to pick up the project.

The plot will adapt a short story by Cecil Castellucci titled ‘We Have Always Lived on Mars’ that revolves around a woman who is among the very few descendants of a Martian colony long-abandoned by Earth following a cataclysm. The woman one day finds she can breathe the air on Mars, upending her world and that of her fellow colonists.

Krasinski is not expected to feature in the follow-up, but will serve as producer, alongside Allyson Seeger.

No writer is on board yet.

“A Quiet Place”, which starred Krasinski with his wife actor Emily Blunt, and child actors Millicent Simmonds and Noah Jupe, has gone on to become a surprise hit.

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