“This film will satisfy many”: A Quiet Place: Day One Will Solve 1 Lingering Mystery From Cillian Murphy’s Sequel According to Lupita Nyong’o

A Quiet Place: Day One will see the return of Djimon Hounsou and the mystery of the 'Man on Island'.

“This film will satisfy many”: A Quiet Place: Day One Will Solve 1 Lingering Mystery From Cillian Murphy’s Sequel According to Lupita Nyong’o


  • Lupita Nyong'o teased fans on the upcoming A Quiet Place: Day One film.
  • The actress ensured that the audience's questions will be satisfied in the prequel.
  • Djimon Hounsou returns as the Man on Island whose backstory will soon be revealed.
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The hype around A Quiet Place: Day One gets stronger every day as the upcoming prequel suggests it would answer a lot of the lingering questions fans had ever since the release of the first two movies. The original film premiered in 2018 and followed the story of the Abbott family as they try to navigate the world where silence is the key to survival.

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Noah Jupe, Millicent Simmonds and Emily Blunt in A Quiet Place Part II

The prequel will feature franchise newcomers such as Lupita Nyong’o, Joseph Quinn, Alex Wolff, and veteran Djimon Hounsou, who already appeared in the sequel.

‘Man On Island’ Mystery Expected To Be Uncovered In A Quiet Place: Day One

Oscar-winning actress Lupita Nyong’o spoke with Entertainment Weekly to discuss her upcoming project with director Michael Sarnoski. The horror movie franchise was originally helmed by John Krasinski, but in this prequel, he serves as the writer.


This notion of a quiet New York is one that will arrest many. It’s an impossible thing to imagine. When you live there, you block out all the sound quite naturally. You just forget to hear the sound. I realized how hard it would be to survive in a world that required you to be silent in that particular city.”

The movie hinges on the power of sound and silence. The aliens that invaded the Earth, called the Death Angels, are naturally set off by any noise. When they get triggered, they attack the source. Indeed, a bustling city like New York would be their nightmare.

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Lupita Nyong’o in A Quiet Place: Day One

As this is a prequel, fans would discover how everything started, from the arrival of the creatures down to other subplots of the movie that remain a mystery to the audience. One of them is the safe haven scene in A Quiet Place: Part II.

Djimon Hounsou will return in this prequel, and fans will finally get an answer as to his character’s origin and what led him to his situation in the sequel. Interestingly, they did not even give his character a name in the second film. Hounsou was only credited as “Man on Island.” Will we ever find out his identity? Nyong’o responded:


Well, let’s just say that this film will satisfy many.”

Fans will have to wait a few more months for the answer as A Quiet Place: Day One rolls out in theaters on June 28, 2024.

Djimon Hounsou Remains Secretive About His Role In The Horror Franchise

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Djimon Hounsou

Djimon Hounsou previously talked about his character during an interview with Screen Rant. The actor remains quiet about the particulars of his role, which truly makes him the most intriguing part of the movie.

The only thing I can tell you is I’m just one of those who were able to get away. I got away and found a haven somewhere, and I’m championing for everybody else to… That’s it. I can’t say any more than that.”

Apart from the prequel, a third installment is also brewing at the headquarters which will serve as the direct sequel to the 2021 movie. Meanwhile, fans can watch the first two A Quiet Place movies on Netflix.


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Ariane Cruz, Senior Content Writer. She has been contributing articles for FandomWire since 2021, mostly covering stories about geek pop culture. With a degree in Communication Arts, she has an in-depth knowledge of print and broadcast journalism. Her other works can also be seen on Screen Rant and CBR.