M3GAN: Sequel to Hororr Hit Movie–January 17, 2025

Akela Cooper is back to write while the stars are also back for more killer doll action.


James Wan’s Atomic Monster and Jason Blum’s Blumhouse banners officially announced a sequel to M3GAN, the horror sensation that opened January 6.

Titled M3GAN 2.0, the script is being written by Akela Cooper, who wrote the original. There’s even a release date: Jan. 17, 2025.

Actors Allison Williams and Violet McGraw, who starred in the first and survived to tell the tale, are onboard to return. In addition, Williams, who served as exec-producer of the original, will now be acting a producer.


Gerard Johnstone, who directed the first movie, isn’t slated to return just yet but sources say producers hope to make a deal with him.

The movie told of a robotics engineers, played by Williams, who gives life-like robot doll to her niece, grieving over the death of her parents.

Things takes a sinister turn as the doll becomes murderous and nigh-invincible.

M3GAN has grossed $30.4 M domestically on its opening weekend, shattering expectations.

The cumulative figure so far is $91.9M worldwide.

Producing will be Blum, Wan and Williams. Michael Clear and Judson Scott of Wan’s Atomic Monster banner will executive produce while Ryan Turek is an executive producer on the Blumhouse side.

Mark Katchur and Divide/Conquer’s Adam Hendricks and Greg Gilreath are also executive producers.