Happy Death Day 2U is the sequel to the science fiction comedy slasher, Happy Death Day, which came out in 2017. It was written and directed by Christopher Landon, who is the son of Michael Landon, famous for his role as Pa on Little House on the Prairie and for starring in Highway to Heaven.
Happy Death Day 2U came out in theaters on February 13, 2019, and it was distributed by Universal Pictures. It is a direct sequel to Happy Death Day, and it follows the same premise.
In Happy Death Day, a university student, Theresa “Tree” Gelbman, played by Jessica Rothe, falls into a time loop in which she relives her birthday. This is also the day that she is murdered over and over again. She reveals what is happening to her classmate, Carter Davis, played by Isreal Broussard, who helps her to solve her murder and free herself from the loop.
Happy Death Day did well at the box office, grossing a total of $125.5 million, with a production budget of only $4.8 million.
The story of Happy Death Day 2U begins on Tuesday, September 19, the day after Tree’s time loop, which was Monday, September 18. In this story, we learn that Carter’s roommate, Ryan, played by Phi Vu is working with his fellow science students, Samar, played by Suraj Sharma, and Dre, played by Sarah Yarkin. Ryan then begins to relive Tuesday, September 19. In a complicated series of events, the time loop is closed for Ryan, but then Tree goes back into the time loop of September 18.
The critical response to Happy Death Day 2U has been fairly positive, with an aggregate rating from Rotten Tomatoes of 67%., which is slightly lower than the aggregate rating for Happy Death Day, which was 71%. Both films have been described as being a combination of Groundhog Day and Scream.
Happy Death Day 2U had a production budget of $9 million, and as of February 18, 2019, it had already grossed $26.5 million worldwide.
Is Happy Death Day 2U on Netflix?
Happy Death Day 2U is not on Netflix at this time.
Will Happy Death Day 2U come to Netflix?
Even though Happy Death Day 2U is not on Netflix now, will it be coming to Netflix in the future?
No, Happy Death Day 2U will not be coming to Netflix.
Happy Death Day 2U is being distributed by Universal Pictures. Universal Pictures has an exclusive contract with HBO that will last until 2022. That means that Happy Death Day 2U will be going to HBO and not Netflix. Happy Death Day was also distributed by Universal Pictures, so it is not on Netflix either.
As mentioned above, Happy Death Day and its sequel have been described as a mixture of Groundhog Day and Scream. Groundhog Day is not on Netflix, but Netflix is streaming some shows from the Scream franchise. Scream 4 is currently on Netflix as is MTV’s Scream: The Series. There are 2 seasons of Scream: The Series currently available. Season 1 has 10 episodes, and Season 2 has 13.
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