A24 and director Ti West have revealed MaXXXine as the third film set in the world of their X slasher horror franchise.
The announcement was made last night at the Toronto Film Festival as part of the Midnight Madness program during a screening of Pearl at the Royal Alexander Theater. West will write and direct MaXXXine, with Mia Goth reprising one of her two roles in X.
In the third episode, after the events of X, Maxine (Goth) is the only survivor to continue her journey to fame as an actress in 1980s Los Angeles. Pearl, The sequel to X, world premiere in Venice and had its North American premiere on Monday in Toronto.
Goth, who played Pearl in West’s horror slasher X for A24, returned for Pearl to reveal the origins of her iconic villain, where she’s a starry-eyed farm girl with a short fuse and deadly ambition.
The ensemble cast for Pearl including David Corenswet, Tandi Wright, Matthew Sunderland and Emma Jenkins-Purro. West facing Pearl from a script he co-wrote with Goth. Pearl will be released domestically on September 16.
MaXXXine is produced by A24, Jacob Jaffke and West. Goth is executive producer. Other producers are Kevin Turen and Harrison Kreiss.