Will there be a Countdown 2? Release Date, Plot and More

Countdown 2: Will There be a Sequel?

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Countdown fans are wondering: will there be a Countdown 2? We have all the details you need to know. Here’s everything we know so far about Countdown 2: Release date, plot and more!

Countdown is a 2019 American supernatural horror film directed and written by Justin Dec, and starring Elizabeth Lail, Jordan Calloway, Talitha Bateman, Tichina Arnold, P.J. Byrne, Peter Facinelli, Anne Winters, and Tom Segura. The plot follows a group of people discovering a mobile app that correctly tells its users when they will die. The film was released on October 25, 2019, by STX Entertainment and received mixed reviews from critics. It grossed $48.5 million worldwide against a budget of $6.5 million. The film has a 26% approval rating on Rotten Tomatoes and a 5.4/10 rating on IMDb.

Will there be a Countdown Movie 2?

Will there be a Countdown movie 2
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Currently, no official confirmation of a sequel to Countdown exists. However, the film’s ending leaves room for a possible story continuation. In the final scene, we see that Quinn (Elizabeth Lail) and Matt (Jordan Calloway) have survived their encounters with the demonic entity that haunts the app users. They decide to delete the app from their phones, but as they do so, they receive a notification that says, “User agreement broken”. The screen then cuts to black, implying they are still in danger.

Is the Countdown app based on a true story?

The Countdown app is not based on a true story but is inspired by a real app created to promote the film. The studio owned the app, which is available for download on iOS and Android devices. It randomly gave users until death and featured creepy sound effects and messages. The app was designed to be interactive and fun, but some users reported feeling anxious and scared after using it.

What happened at the end of Countdown?

At the end of Countdown, Quinn and Matt manage to trick the app by changing their fates. Quinn was supposed to die in a car accident caused by her abusive ex-boyfriend Evan (Dillon Lane), but she manages to escape from him with the help of Matt and Father John (P.J. Byrne), a priest who knows about the app’s curse. Matt was supposed to die in surgery after being stabbed by a patient who had the app, but he survives by delaying his operation until after his countdown expires. They both realize they have cheated death by one second and celebrate their victory, but soon after, Matt meets his ultimate fate.

Countdown 2 Release Date: Speculation

Since there is no official announcement of a sequel to Countdown, it is hard to predict when it might be released. However, based on the production timeline of the first film, we can make some educated guesses. The first film was announced in October 2018 and began filming in January 2019. It was then released in October 2019, nine months after the start of production. Assuming that a similar schedule would apply to a potential sequel, we can estimate that it would take at least a year from the announcement to the release date. Therefore, if Countdown 2 were to be announced in 2023, it might be released in late 2024 or early 2025.

Countdown 2 Plot: What will it be about?

The plot of Countdown 2 is not known yet, but it will likely continue the story of the first film and explore more aspects of the app and its origin. The first film revealed that the app was created by a hacker named Ozhin, possessed by a demon named Ozhinomorozhina (meaning “frostbite” in Russian). The demon used the app to lure people into dealing with it and then killed them when they broke their terms.

The film’s first part showed some possible ways to outsmart the app, such as altering the phone settings, breaking into its code, or exploiting a flaw in its rules. But these strategies did not work for long, as the evil force always tracked down its targets. The film concluded with Quinn living past the countdown by switching phones with Matt but then finding out that they had inadvertently transferred their curses to other people who downloaded the app. Matt, although he lived past the countdown he was still doomed, Film concluded with him getting crushed by a truck, which slammed him into a tree and sealed his fate.

Countdown 2 could explore what happens next to Quinn and whether she can find a way to stop the app and free herself from its grip. It could also introduce new characters who download the app and face different scenarios and challenges. Additionally, it could delve deeper into the backstory and motivation of Ozhin and Ozhinomorozhina and reveal more details about their connection to the app and its users.

Countdown 2 Cast: Who will be in it?

The first Countdown film featured a cast of mostly unknown actors, with Elizabeth Lail as the main protagonist Quinn Harris, a nurse who tries to cheat death after downloading the app. The film also starred Jordan Calloway as Matt Monroe, a fellow app user who teams up with Quinn; Talitha Bateman as Jordan Harris, Quinn’s younger sister who also gets involved with the app; Peter Facinelli as Dr. Sullivan, Quinn’s abusive boss who has a dark secret; Tichina Arnold as Nurse Amy; Tom Segura as Derek; P.J. Byrne as Father John; Anne Winters as Courtney; and Charlie McDermott as Evan.

It is unclear if any original cast members will return for Countdown 2, as most of them either died or had their fates left ambiguous by the end of the first film. However, it is possible that some of them could reprise their roles in flashbacks or as ghosts. Alternatively, the sequel could introduce a new set of characters encountering the app and facing its deadly consequences.

Countdown 2 Trailer: Is there one?

There is no trailer for Countdown 2 yet, as the film has yet to be officially announced or started filming. However, you can watch the trailer for the first Countdown film below to get an idea of what to expect from the sequel.

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