Red Sparrow has received mixed reviews from critics but should it find success at the box office, its director Francis Lawrence is more than keen for a sequel.
The director of three of the four Hunger Games movies – who knows a thing or two about film franchises – tells RadioTimes.com he will be crossing his fingers that cinema-goers want more from Jennifer Lawrence’s Russian spy Dominika Egorova.
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“I think all of us would love to do another one… We’re waiting to see, do people embrace it? Do people go?” he tells RadioTimes.com. “It’s a much different kind of movie than the typical franchise – it’s much more adult.”
He added: “We have to wait and cross our fingers that people go see it and then we’ll see whether we can tell more stories.”
Lawrence’s co-star Joel Edgerton – who plays US agent Nate Nash – is also on board for a follow-up, should the public want it. “It all depends if people take to the movie and if they do, social media will remind us or let us know.
“There’s definitely a world there to deepen and characters to be developed.”
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Red Sparrow is released in UK cinemas on 1st March