Watch: ‘A Quiet Place 2’s Crazy Opening Gets Broken Down By John Krasinski

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The latest in Vanity Fair’s Scene Breakdown series has arrived, and this time it has actor/filmmaker John Krasinski talking about the fantastic opening to his impressive sequel, A Quiet Place Part II.

“My inspiration for shots like this was Children of Men,” says Krasinski, referring to the incredible “one take” car sequence from Alfonso Cuarón 2006 masterpiece, which served as inspiration in the formation of A Quiet Place Part II‘s attention-grabbing opening.

Krasinski sheds light on the difficulties the production encountered crafting the ambitious sequence and unveils where they placed a secret cut, where he placed a reference to Steven Spielberg’s Jaws, and the camera mishap that resulted in “the best mistake that I’ve ever made in my career.”

Watch Krasinski’s scene breakdown below, and if you still haven’t, take a look at our review of A Quiet Place Part II right HERE.

Following the deadly events at home, the Abbott family (Emily Blunt, Millicent Simmonds, Noah Jupe) must now face the terrors of the outside world as they continue their fight for survival in silence. Forced to venture into the unknown, they quickly realize that the creatures that hunt by sound are not the only threats that lurk beyond the sand path.

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