“Pose” star Indya Moore and “Teen Wolf” actress Holland Roden are both set to join the cast of the horror sequel at Columbia Pictures and Sony, “Escape Room 2,” an individual with knowledge of the project told TheWrap.
Isabelle Fuhrman, Thomas Cocquerel and Carlito Olivero are also joining the cast alongside Taylor Russell and Logan Miller, who are both returning from the original film released this January.
Details are being kept under wraps for the sequel, but the original film was the story of six strangers invited to participate in an escape room that turns out to be a deadly series of traps, leading them to use their wits to escape with their lives.
Adam Robitel is returning to direct “Escape Room 2,” and Bragi F. Schut is also returning to write the sequel. Neal H. Moritz is producing.
The original film opened to $18.2 million in North America in its first weekend at the start of the year and has made $155 million globally.
Russell is represented by UTA. Miller is represented by Innovative, Atlas Artists and Hirsch Wallerstein Hayum Matlof and Fishman. Fuhrman is repped by UTA, Gang Tyre and Curtis Brown in the UK. Roden is represented by 360 and Paradigm. Cocquerel is represented by Management 360, CAA, and Shanahan Management. Moore is represented by CAA and manager Lisa Calli at Calli Company. Moore’s legal representation is Del Shaw Moonves Tanaka Finkelstein and Lezcano. Olivero is represented by credits Matt Luber and Michael Adler at Luber Roklin Entertainment, Mike Wilson at Mavrick Artists, and attorney Dave Feldman.
The casting was first reported by Deadline.