STXfilms and Lakeshore Entertainment announced today that The Boy 2 filming has begun in Vancouver, British Columbia. The movie is a follow-up to William Brent Bell’s 2016 film The Boy, which grossed $68 million worldwide.
Katie Holmes (Batman Begins, Logan Lucky, Dawson’s Creek) leads the cast as Liza, with Christopher Convery (Gotham, The Girl in the Spider’s Web) to co-star as her son Jude. Owain Yeoman (American Sniper, The Belko Experiment) joins as her husband, Sean, and Ralph Ineson (The Witch, Guardians of the Galaxy, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Parts I & II) will play the role of Joseph.
William Brent Bell again directs. Written by Stacey Menear, who also penned its predecessor, The Boy 2 will be produced by Lakeshore’s Tom Rosenberg, Gary Lucchesi and Eric Reid, in addition to Matt Berenson, Jim Wedaa and Roy Lee.
In The Boy 2, unaware of the terrifying history of Heelshire Mansion, a young family moves into the estate, where their young son soon makes an unsettling new friend, an eerily life-like doll he calls Brahms.