Robbie Amell and Stephen Amell are growing the Code 8 universe. In the wake of leading the crowd-funded original film, the cousins are set to repeat their roles in the sci-fi sequel Code 8: Part II. Jeff Chan is likewise getting back to direct.
Chan likewise wrote the screenplay with Chris Paré, who composed Code 8, just as Sherren Lee and Jesse LaVercombe. The plot centers on the 4% of individuals living in fictional Lincoln City who possess special abilities and are regularly gone up against by cutting edge, militarized police technology. It’s a sci-fi fantasy about the extraordinary power that they as people hold, versus the technological superiority of the establishments that we live inside.
The sequel follows the journey of a teenage girl fighting to get justice for her slain brother at the hands of corrupt police officers. In the wake of turning into an observer to the concealment, she becomes an target and enlists the assistance of an ex-con (Robbie Amell) and his former partner-in-crime (Stephen Amell). Together, they face a highly regarded and all around secured police sergeant who will utilize each device to keep himself from being exposed.
Chan, Robbie Amell, Stephen Amell and Paré will once again produce the pic.
“There’s nothing better than working with family and friends,” said Robbie Amell. “Code 8 was the embodiment of that. I can’t wait to get back to work on the sequel.”
“Code 8 is an incredibly personal and special project for all of us,” Stephen Amell added. “We built the world in the first one and now we’re ready to blow it out!”
Code 8 raised $2.5 million from in excess of 35,000 patrons through Indiegogo, making it the second-biggest crowdfunded unique film ever. It set the standard for the most noteworthy netting day-and-date release for Elevation Pictures in Canada and for Vertical Entertainment in the U.S. Upon the film’s release, Deadline announced that a shortform series adaptation was in progress at the now-old Quibi.
“We’re beyond thrilled to get the team back together and bring more of the Code 8 universe to our very passionate fans. We know this is a sequel that will push the story to new heights,” said Chan.
XYZ Films is handling sales and will fill in as executive producer. The film is set for a beginning date in the final quarter of this current year.
Robbie Amell is presently starring in the new Amazon series Upload, which was gotten briefly season not long after its introduction. He’s additionally important for the cast of the impending Resident Evil reboot Resident Evil: Welcome to Raccoon City. He’s repped by WME and Protégé Entertainment.
Stephen Amell, who recently wrapped an eight-season run as Oliver Queen/Green Arrow in the CW series Arrow, will next be found in the Starz wrestling family drama Heels, scheduled to debut this year.