Katie Holmes will star as the lead in “The Boy 2” at STXfilms and Lakeshore Entertainment.
The story will revolve around a young family, unaware of the terrifying history of the estate into which they move, where their young son soon makes an unsettling new friend – an eerily life-like doll he calls Brahms.
Lauren Cohen starred in the original 2016 film which will see William Brent Bell returning as director and Stacey Menear coming back to script. The first film cost $15 million to produce and grossed $68 million worldwide
Tom Rosenberg, Gary Lucchesi, Eric Reid, Matt Berenson, Jim Wedaa and Roy Lee will produce. Shooting will begin in Victoria, British Columbia in January.