AFTER, Hero Fiennes Tiffin, 2019. ph: Quantrell D. Colbert/  Aviron Pictures /courtesy Everett Collection

If you are not able to say goodbye to Hardin (Hero Fiennes Tiffin) and Tessa (Josephine Langford) simply but, don’t be concerned, you will not should — effectively past “After Ever Happy”‘s upcoming launch. Tiffin simply revealed in an August Instagram video that a fifth movie is coming. Fans had beforehand thought the fourth film, out Sept. 7, was Tiffin and Langford’s ultimate contributions to the saga.

Said Tiffin, “We have simply wrapped filming on the fifth after film. I am unable to inform you an excessive amount of about it but however I can inform you that will probably be referred to as ‘After Everything,’ and I can’t await you all to see it.”

Of course, there have been already much more “After” motion pictures within the works. Back in April 2021, director Castille Landon completely confirmed to Teen Vogue that the “After” franchise can be getting even larger with two more films on the way, a prequel and a next-generation sequel. “The ‘After’ universe simply retains increasing,” Landon mentioned. Landon will stay onboard as each author and director for the next-gen sequel and prequel after engaged on “After We Fell” and “After Ever Happy.” “The fandom, and how excited they’re and their enter, it actually does encourage us all as creators each single day.”

The prequel will loosely observe the “After” sequence e-book “Before,” which is written by Anna Todd from Hardin’s perspective. “He’s gone by a lot of trauma in his household life and in his relationships, and [we’ll] see extra of that messiness earlier than he meets Tessa, and how that have adjustments him,” Landon defined. Since the prequel will concentrate on a youthful Hardin, Tiffin is not going to be enjoying the character within the movie, although Landon did not reveal who can be taking his place.

The next-generation sequel, alternatively, will middle on Tessa and Hardin’s youngsters Emery and Auden, in addition to their cousin Addy, who’re featured in Todd’s “After Ever Happy.” Tiffin and Langford is not going to be reprising their roles for the sequel both, and it is unclear if this newly-announced fifth movie — “After Everything” — will merely tee up the next-gen story. “Emery, Auden, and Addy are fairly beloved by the followers. We’ve all gotten a lot of inquiries about what occurs with the children,” Landon mentioned final 12 months. “It’s actually superb truly to see how the fanbase is in these characters, regardless that they’re actually solely superficially launched within the books. People have latched onto them due to their love for Hardin and Tessa.”

While there is not a lot of fabric to supply from for the next-gen installment, Landon assured followers that the film will “keep truthful” to the franchise. “We sort of carry the sins of our mother and father ahead with us, so whereas they’re making an attempt to interrupt out of that, I believe carrying that ahead for the children is actually vital,” she mentioned. “[We’re] exploring a lot of the identical themes, love and loss, and messy relationships. We’ve all been there, and these are common themes. Making certain these characters are dynamic and not pulling punches is actually vital, simply because it’s vital with Hardin and Tessa. And exploring younger love with out judging it.”

Both the prequel and sequel are nonetheless of their early levels, so no casting information nor launch dates have been introduced but. And we’ll keep tuned for more information on “After Everything” as “After Ever Happy” hits theaters.

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