‘A Simple Favor 2’: Everything We Know About the Anna Kendrick & Blake Lively Sequel


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Grab that gin martini because A Simple Favor 2 is officially underway. Anna Kendrick and Blake Lively are reprising their roles as Stephanie and Emily, respectively. The last time we saw them in 2018’s A Simple Favor, Emily was in prison and Stephanie started dating someone from the city and became a part-time private detective.

News47.us has rounded up everything you need to know about the upcoming sequel, from plot details to cast information.

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According to Deadline, the sequel sees Stephanie and Emily travel to another country for more mayhem.

“In part 2, we see the return of Stephanie Smothers and Emily Nelson as they head to the beautiful island of Capri, Italy, for Emily’s extravagant wedding to a rich Italian businessman,” the outlet reported in April 2024. “Along with the glamorous guests, expect murder and betrayal to RSVP for a wedding with more twists and turns than the road from the Marina Grande to the Capri town square.”

The sequel was announced in May 2022, but Amazon MGM Studio didn’t green light the film until March 2024.

Filming for the sequel reportedly begins in the spring of 2024. It it not currently clear when it will reach theaters, but Amazon Prime is planning a streaming release in more than 200 countries.

In addition to Anna and Blake, original cast member Henry Golding is set to reprise his role as Emily’s first husband, Sean Townsend, and Andrew Rannells as Darren. Other returning cast includes Bashir Salahuddin, Joshua Satine, Ian Ho and Kelly McCormack.

Get ready for the next installment of A Simple Favor because Anna Kendrick and Blake Lively are back as Stephanie and Emily. In the first movie, Emily was in jail and Stephanie was dating someone new and solving mysteries. This time, they’re off to Italy for Emily’s fancy wedding, but things take a dark turn with murder and betrayal.

The sequel was announced in 2022 and is finally happening after getting the green light in 2024. Filming starts soon and while we don’t know when it will be in theaters, it will definitely be available for streaming on Amazon Prime in many countries.

Along with Anna and Blake, Henry Golding and Andrew Rannells are returning to their roles, along with other original cast members. Keep an eye out for more updates on this thrilling sequel!

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