A sequel to the 2018 comedy-thriller movie “A Simple Favor” is in development at Amazon and Lionsgate.
Jessica Sharzer will script the sequel, having penned the 2018 movie that followed a mommy blogger (Kendrick) who tries to solve the disappearance of her new mysterious and elegant friend (Lively) from their small town.
“A Simple Favor” is based on the 2017 book of the same name by Darcey Bell. It earned $53 million at the domestic box office with an impressive $97 million at the worldwide box office.
Feig and Laura Fischer will produce for Feigco Entertainment, with Sharzer to executive produce.
Moreover, Lively will make her feature directorial debut with “Seconds” for Searchlight, which is based on the graphic novel by Bryan Lee O’Malley.