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Topic: A Quiet Place

Krasinski resisted calls for a bigger and scarier sequel to his film, “A Quiet Place,” by focusing on a more personal story.

Arts & Culture

‘A Quiet Place Part II’ almost did not exist

March 9, 2020 1 comment

Actor and director John Krasinski ’01 originally declined the studio’s request for a sequel to “A Quiet Place,” his mainstream directorial debut.

John Krasinski ’01 stepped out of his comfort zone to direct his horror film “A Quiet Place.” Krasinski stars in the film, which features the struggles of a family in an apocalyptic world,  with his wife, actress Emily Blunt.

Arts & Culture

A conversation with John Krasinski ’01

April 5, 2018 1 comment

For nearly a decade, John Krasinski ’01 was best known for his role as Dunder Mifflin paper salesman Jim Halpert on the NBC comedy “The Office,” playing pranks on Dwight and staring down the camera with a knowing expression and a charming shrug.