First Greenland, the apocalyptic movie that leads Gerard Butler and Morena Baccarin and directed by the filmmaker Ric Roman Waugh, It did not have the desired result at the box office, the fault of a trip to the cinema very strongly impacted by the covid-19 pandemic. Released a bit hastily during the summer of 2020, the film will have received only $52 million in revenue internationally, for a minimum budget of 35 millions. Far from being an exponential demonstration of special effects, the feature film has suffered at times due to its lack of budget. Alone, the producers seem convinced that the rest of the film (Greenland: migration) can operate in a normal exit context as the distributor STX just got the rights to the movie for an amount of $75 million (25 million national rights and 50 million international rights). All this information about the purchase of the film comes from the media Deadline.
First Greenland followed the family Garrity (Gerard Butler, Morena Baccarin, Roger Dale Floyd) trying to escape to a bunker in the Greenland to guard against a devastating comet collision with Earth. At the end of the movie, they manage to save themselves. The second movie, Migration, will pick up where the first movie left off. The Garrity, still wearing this trio of actors, will leave the bunker to try to find a new home on a devastated planet.
Ric roman waugh I would re-direct this sequel, written by the Greenlandic screenwriter Chris sparling. The budget for the second work will be revised significantly upwards with $ 65 million, enough to allow adventures more endowed with great show and special effects. The long-awaited sequel to the disaster thriller will begin filming in 2022, on an as yet unknown date.