The success of the found footage film Chronicle has already netted its director Josh Track the job of directing the Sony Pictures’ comic book adaption Venom. Now Chronicle‘s writer is picking up a new job – scripting Chronicle 2.
Max Landis has been hired by Twentieth Century Fox to script a follow up to the film that has already earned $105 million at the box office against its $12 million budget. Landis is also working on a treatment for a new version of Mary Shelly’s classic Frankenstein for the studio for Jay Levy to direct.
As to where the sequel could go storywise, the first film offers a hint at the end with one of three teenagers with amazing telekinetic powers vows to find out the origin of the strange alien artifact that gave them their powers.