The Babysitter (2017) was a small horror comedy movie with not many more pretensions that making the audience have a very fun time. Its simple but fresh plot, with some nice surprises, the dynamic pace imprinted by director McG, and the effective performances of the actors, including the sexy evil babysitter incarnated by Samara Weaving, one of the most attractive new faces in nowadays horror movies, made the movie became one of those little pieces of candy once can find and enjoy in the Netflix catalog. [Read our review here]
A few years have past and now a sequel is almost here. With the final title of The Babysitter: Killer Queen (2020), the movie is directed again by McG, a former music videos director who has managed to survive his early big-budget feature film fiascos Charlie’s Angels (2000) and the underrated Terminator Salvation (2009) with a collection of smaller budget competent titles like This Means War (2012), 3 Days to Kill (2014), and his latest film to date also for Netflix Rim of the World (2019). This time, Dan Lagana, creator of TV comedies Zach Stone Is Gonna Be Famous (2013), has been responsible for the screenplay.
In The Babysitter: Killer Queen (2020), two years after defeating a satanic cult led by his babysitter Bee, Cole is trying to forget his past and focus on surviving high school. But when old enemies unexpectedly return, Cole will once again have to outsmart the forces of evil. Judah Lewis, Robbie Amell, Bella Thorne, Emily Alyn Lind, Hana Mae Lee, Leslie Bibb, Ken Marino, and Andrew Bachelor reprise their roles from The Babysitter (2017) in a cast that also include Jenna Ortega, Amanda Cerny, Chris Wylde, and Maximilian Acevedo.
Filming for The Babysitter: Killer Queen (2020) began on October 14, 2019. The film is set to be released on Netflix on September 10, 2020.
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