Remember when Sandra Bullock took over Netflix back in 2018 with Bird Box? The mysterious survival thriller smashed records for the streamer, and remains its third most-watched film ever. Now, Netflix is ready to dip back into the Bird Box universe with a new film: Bird Box Barcelona.
Check out the first look at the movie below:
Here’s the official synopsis for Bird Box Barcelona from Netflix:
From the producers of the global phenomenon, Bird Box, comes BIRD BOX BARCELONA, an expansion of the film that riveted audiences in 2018. After a mysterious force decimates the world’s population, Sebastian must navigate his own survival journey through the desolate streets of Barcelona. As he forms uneasy alliances with other survivors and they try to escape the city, an unexpected and even more sinister threat grows.
This Barcelona chapter will star Mario Casas, Georgina Campbell, Alejandra Howard, Naila Schuberth, Diego Calva, Patrick Criado, Lola Dueñas, Gonzalo De Castro, Michelle Jenner, and Leonardo Sbaraglia. It comes from writer/directors Álex Pastor and David Pastor.
According to Netflix, people streamed the original Bird Box for over 282 million hours within its first 28 days. To date, only two movies have topped it on the platform: Red Notice (364M hours viewed) and Don’t Look Up (359M hours viewed).
So, will this new film in the Bird Box universe break into Netflix’s all-time Top 10? We’ll have to wait and see. But luckily, if you’re excited for the new movie you don’t have long to wait. Bird Box Barcelona will premiere on Netflix July 14. Until then, check back to THS for more updates.