Netflix‘s controversial erotic thriller 365 Days is returning to the streamer with two upcoming sequels, Deadline reports. The steamy Polish movie, which first landed on Netflix final summer season, follows the story of a younger girl who’s held captive and given one yr to fall in love with a Sicilian gangster.
The 365 Days sequels will observe the storyline of the ebook trilogy by creator Blanka Lipińska that impressed the primary film. Lipińska, who co-wrote the 365 Days script with Mojca Tirs, will reunite along with her writing associate and will likely be joined by Tomasz Mandes for the following two motion pictures. Based on Deadline, the plot of the following movie installments “is more likely to deviate from these texts,” so it’s potential among the extra “controversial content material” may very well be toned down for the display.
“365 Days was one among our hottest movies for our members in 2020,” Netflix’s Łukasz Kluskiewicz, Content material Acquisition Supervisor of movies for CEE and Poland, instructed Deadline. “We’re working carefully with Blanka Lipinska, the creator of the ‘365 Days’ trilogy of books and author of the movie, to proceed Laura and Massimo’s story on display. Their journey collectively is filled with many twists and turns as our characters proceed to develop and study extra about themselves.”
Regardless of backlash from followers who noticed the film as glorifying sexual assault and Stockholm Syndrome, Netflix is shifting forward with the 2 new installments. Though the film was broadly criticized for glamorizing kidnapping and intercourse trafficking, it additionally proved to be fashionable with Netflix viewers, persistently touchdown within the streamer’s Prime 10 listing of most-watched motion pictures and movies.
Whereas the primary 365 Days movie was acquired by Netflix, the following two will likely be made by the streamer and the unique producers. As Deadline factors out, Netflix’s involvement might imply “a extra cautious method” to the hot-button themes within the first movie.
Authentic solid members Michele Morrone and Anna-Maria Sieklucka are set to return for the following two movies together with Magdalena Lamparska. Administrators Barbara Białowąs and Tomasz Mandes are additionally coming again for the sequels. However Netflix is shaking issues up a bit with a brand new addition: Simone Susinna, an Italian mannequin and actor who will likely be becoming a member of the 365 Days trilogy as a brand new character named Nacho.
“I’m vastly honored that the remaining two components of my ‘365 Days’ trilogy – ‘This Day’ and ‘Subsequent 365 Days’ – will likely be delivered to life on display by Netflix,” Lipińska stated. “I’m so excited to point out followers of my novels all around the world this contemporary take a look at the characters and to proceed Laura and Massimo’s story.”
Netflix’s new 365 Days motion pictures are taking pictures again to again, and each set to premiere in 2022.