Deadline is reporting that Roger Kumble has signed on to direct the sequel to After from Voltage Pictures titled After We Collided, which now has Dylan Sprouse set to star alongside Josephine Langford and Hero Fiennes Tiffin, who are reprising their roles as Tessa and Hardin.
After focuses on the journey of self-discovery and sexual awakening of Tessa, a dedicated student, dutiful daughter and loyal girlfriend to her High School sweetheart. When she enters her first year of University with grand ambitions for her future, her guarded world opens when she meets the dark and mysterious Hardin Scott, a brooding rebel.
The sequel novel continues their tumultuous relationship and get a bombshell revelation about the origins of their relationship as well as Hardin’s mysterious past, with Tessa unsure about whether she can endure one more broken promise.
The report didn’t state what role Dylan Sprouse will be playing in the film, though it’s been announced by Anna Todd and After’s official Instagram the day before that he’ll be playing ‘Fucking Trevor’.
The 2019 film was made for $14m and at the worldwide box office it earned just under $70m. Anna Todd will be producing for the sequel alongside Jennifer Gibgot, Wattpad’s Aron Levitz and Eric Lehrman, CalMaple’s Mark Canton and Courtney Solomon. Voltage’s Jonathan Deckter and Nicolas Chartier will serve as executive producers alongside Andrew Panay. Todd will be writing the script for the sequel alongside Mario Celaya.
Roger Kumble has directed films such as Cruel Intentions, The Sweetest Thing and Just Friends, as well as direct on television series such as Pretty Little Lairs and Suits.
After We Collided is set to commence filming later this month.