Blake Lively and Anna Kendrick to star in A Simple Favor sequel

According to editors at Deadline, the follow-up to the 2018 crime thriller is now in development at Lionsgate and Amazon Studios with Paul Feig also returning as director and Jessica Sharzer penning the screenplay. Taking to her Instagram Stories on Wednesday, Lively confirmed the news by sharing a screenshot of an article about the project. Representatives for the studios and Feig have not yet commented on the sequel. Based on the 2017 novel of the same name by Darcey Bell, the film followed a small-town video blogger named Stephanie Smothers.

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