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A Quiet Place Part 2 Scene Made John Krasinski Worry About His Marriage

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A Quiet Place Part 2 Scene Made John Krasinski Worry About His Marriage

John Krasinski has said that a scene in A Quiet Place Part II made him worry for his marriage.

There is a sequence in the horror sequel that sees a flashback to when Krasinski's character Lee Abbot - who died in the first film - was alive.

With the monsters starting their attack, Lee's wife Evelyn (played by Krasinski's real-life spouse Emily Blunt) attempts to drive a car with her kids in the back through a busy street as a bus comes speeding straight at them.

Speaking about the shoot, Krasinski said that the stunt team had planned it out for weeks, but at the last minute Blunt decided she wanted to improvise.

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Recalling a conversation with his wife, he told USA Today: "I said, 'Do you want to rehearse this once?', to which she replied, 'No, I want you to get the real reaction.'

"So that shot is what's in the movie. That was the first time she was ever in that car, and that bus is actually coming at her at 40 miles an hour.

John Krasinski was concerned for his marriage while shooting one scene of the new film. Credit: PA
John Krasinski was concerned for his marriage while shooting one scene of the new film. Credit: PA

"Right as I closed the door and before I called action, I thought, 'Did I just put my marriage on the line? This could go very badly for a lot of reasons.'"

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In a separate conversation on Cinemablend's Reelblend podcast, Krasinski explained how he managed to convince the guardians and families of the young actors who played the kids to agree to the stunt.

He said: "Emily's (stunt) is so real, I think I put my marriage on the line when I put her in the car. That's true.

"When I was explaining to her onset all of the things that were going to happen, I said, 'You're going to hit this stuntman. That car's going to come three feet from you. And then this bus is actually going to clock at 40 miles an hour.'

"Her face fell and she went, 'But not really.'

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"And I went, 'No, no, the bus is coming at you at 40 miles. That's a real bus. And that bus hits that car, and all that is totally real.'"

A Quiet Place Part II is the follow up to the 2018 horror. Credit: Paramount Pictures
A Quiet Place Part II is the follow up to the 2018 horror. Credit: Paramount Pictures

He added: "And to go to those parents and say, 'I promise you... Paramount safety (and) the stunt guys, they have all okayed this. This is all possible.'

"We had that bus within a hair's breadth of being able to stop. It had all these special brakes so that we could stop real quick.

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"So it's three weeks of rehearsal for one minute of shooting."

The new films is the long-awaited sequel to 2018 horror flick A Quiet Place, and it sees Blunt, Millicent Simmonds and Noah Jupe reprise their roles from the original, while Cillian Murphy and Djimon Hounsou will also feature.

The official plot summary reads: "Following the deadly events at home, the Abbott family (Emily Blunt, Millicent Simmonds, Noah Jupe) must now face the terrors of the outside world as they continue their fight for survival in silence.

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"Forced to venture into the unknown, they quickly realise that the creatures that hunt by sound are not the only threats that lurk beyond the sand path."

A Quiet Place 2 is in cinemas now.

Featured Image Credit: PA

Topics: Entertainment, Horror, Emily Blunt, stunt, US Entertainment

Dominic Smithers
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