M. Night Shyamalan reveals Unbreakable/Split sequel

Published By Tribute on Apr 27, 2017

Bruce Willis in UnbreakableDirector M. Night Shyamalan has finally announced his latest film will be a sequel to the sci-fi drama Unbreakable (2000) and Split (2017).

After teasing the sequel during the end credits for the recent thriller Split, the director unveiled the news on his Twitter Wednesday. He announced the film will be called Glass, and that Unbreakable stars Bruce Willis and Samuel L. Jackson will make a return.

Willis stars in the film as David Dunn, a security guard who survives a horrible crash. With assistance from comic book store owner Elijah Price -- played by Jackson -- Dunn learns he has super powers.

"It’s taken 17 years but I can finally answer the #1 question I get, 'Are you making a f#&@ing sequel to Unbreakable or what?'" Shyamalan tweeted. "My new film is the sequel to #Unbreakable AND #Split. It was always my dream to have both films collide in this third film."

Split starred James McAvoy as a kidnapper with a personality disorder. McAvoy is also set to appear in Glass, alongside Split co-star Anya Taylor-Joy.

Since the release of Unbreakable in 2000, fans have been patiently anticipating the sequel to the superhero thriller. According to Shyamalan, the script is already finished, and he will be producing the film with Jason Blum. The movie is scheduled to release January 18, 2019.

Check out Shyamalan's tweets below and leave a comment if you're excited by this news! ~Brenden Zerihun

https://twitter.com/MNightShyamalan/status/857263396831604736

https://twitter.com/MNightShyamalan/status/857264826480984066

https://twitter.com/MNightShyamalan/status/857265585721311233

Comments & Discussion

  1. Sarah • 4/27/2017 10:41:41 AM

    Split was a fantastic film! I never new there was a connection to Unbreakable. Definitely going to have to watch that one next!

  2. Eliza • 4/27/2017 10:48:54 AM

    OMG!! Yaasss, finally!!

  3. Mark Sedgwick • 4/27/2017 11:42:17 AM

    Great news! I had a feeling this is what Shyamalan was planning to announce after teasing the fans for so long

  4. Nadine • 4/28/2017 1:18:15 AM

    Eep! I love Unbreakable, but the trailers for Split are just too scary ... now I *have* to see it 😨

  5. CDubya • 4/28/2017 1:02:58 PM

    Please don't screw this up!! Split was great, McAvoy was freaking Academy Award winning good! In my opinion better Split was better than Unbreakable.

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