‘M3GAN’ Sequel Sets ‘Ahsoka’ Star Ivanna Sakhno As Co-Lead


EXCLUSIVE: Following her breakout function as Shin Hati within the hit Star Wars sequence Ahsoka, Ivanna Sakhno has discovered her subsequent large function as sources inform Deadline she has landed a serious function in M3GAN 2.0, a sequel to the hit movie from Atomic Monster and Blumhouse in affiliation with Divide/Conquer. She joins a forged that features Allison Williams and Violet McGraw, who had been beforehand introduced.

The sequel’s script is penned by Akela Cooper, who wrote the primary movie, and Gerard Johnstone, who directed the primary movie. James Wan, Jason Blum and Allison Williams are producers on the hit movie’s follow-up. Johnstone and Mark Katchur are govt producers. Michael Clear and Judson Scott, of Wan’s Atomic Monster banner, will govt produce. Blumhouse’s Ryan Turek is an govt producer. Adam Hendricks and Greg Gilreath, from Divide/Conquer, are additionally govt producers. 

The authentic movie revolves round a life-like AI doll of the identical title that’s programmed to be a toddler’s best companion and a father or mother’s best ally. Designed by good toy-company roboticist Gemma (Allison Williams), M3GAN can hear, watch and study as she turns into buddy and trainer, playmate and protector, for the kid she is bonded to.  That movie would go on to make $180 million on the world box-office on a $12 million funds with a sequel rapidly going into improvement. Plot particulars on the sequel are unknown at the moment.

As for Sakhno, stars because the antagonist Shin Hati within the critically acclaimed sequence Ahsoka for Disney+, a by-product from the favored sequence The Mandalorian. She rose to prominence in movies similar to Pacific Rim: Uprising and The Spy Who Dumped Me, the place she captivated audiences alongside co-star Mila Kunis, and the lead function within the Lionsgate movie Let It Snow.  In tv she carried out reverse Zoe Kravitz in HULU’s High Fidelity and a lead function within the French, MGM International TV restricted sequence The Reunion which was proven on the Cannes TV Festival. Sakhno has been an outspoken advocate for her homeland of Ukraine and serves as an Ambassador of United 24, the official fundraising platform launched by President Volodymyr Zelensky.

Sakhno is repped by represented by Gersh, United Agents, MJ Management, Sloane Offer Weber Dern. 


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