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28 Months Later Finally Begins To Gestate

Long delayed sequel finally has some bite. By Brandon Wolfe Shortly after the release of 2007’s 28 Weeks Later , the well-received sequel to Danny Boyle’s 2003 horror hit 28 Days Later , there was talk of a second sequel, predictably titled 28 Months Later . Boyle has sporadically mentioned the possibility of revisiting his world where a virus has reduced much of the population into rage-filled zombies (except they’re not dead; it’s weird), but the film never materialized. That may be about to change. Alex Garland, the writer of 28 Days Later as well as the recent Ex Machina and cult favorite Dredd , has stumbled upon a concept that has potentially reinvigorated the sequel. “The rights to 28 Days were frozen, effectively, because they were shared between Danny [Boyle], [producer] Andrew [McDonald], myself, and Fox,” Garland said. “ After the second one, none of us really wanted to do another. Fox may or may not have, I don't know.” As for what changed his mind, Garland g