‘Bird Box’ Author Confirms Sequel Set for Release This Year

‘Bird Box’ Author Confirms Sequel Set for Release This Year

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To the delight of Wal-Mart and Dollar Tree employees everywhere, blindfold sales have skyrocketed in the past few months. T-shirts have been torn, cloth cut—blinders have been made. This is thanks to Netflix’s 2018 film Bird Box (A Quiet Place‘s cooler, less compelling younger brother); a critical “eh” yet cultural phenomenon based on the novel of the same name by author Josh Malerman. Their stories revolve around the character of Malorie, a woman who enjoys sailing and running through the woods blindfolded—while tripping over branches and shrubbery. Well, not really. Characters in this post-apocalyptic world use a blindfold to avoid …

Driver Causes Major Accident Driving Blindfolded for ‘Bird Box’ Challenge

Driver Causes Major Accident Driving Blindfolded for ‘Bird Box’ Challenge

It was just last week that Netflix warned fans not to attempt the ‘Bird Box’ Challenge. Ever since its release, the trending pandemonium of the film has inspired viewers to blindfold themselves while performing everyday tasks. It was reported that now the police in Utah urge people not to drive with blindfolds on after a 17-year-old driver and her 16-year-old passenger along with occupants of another car got into a frightening accident. They were lucky enough to not sustain any serious injury.   Image Via Twitter   “It’s just inexcusable to do something as dangerous as this, not only to yourself but everyone …

From Book to Blockbuster, Here’s How ‘Bird Box’ Came to Life

From Book to Blockbuster, Here’s How ‘Bird Box’ Came to Life

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You’ve probably heard of ‘Bird Box,’ the apocalyptic Netflix thriller driving the Internet up a wall (and making its fans walk blindfolded into one). No one has died from the ‘Bird Box Challenge‘, but everyone is dying over the viral memes that haven’t slowed since their initial breakout. You may know that the movie’s original inspiration was a Josh Malerman novel of the same name—but how much do you know about that novel? By the end of this article, the answer will be a lot more. Let’s go.   Image Via Bookish   Josh Malerman is one of those frustratingly talented individuals, who, having …