Castle Rock Entertainment has announced it will produce a sequel to Wind River , Taylor Sheridan ‘s thriller starring Jeremy Renner and Elizabeth Olsen .
The film, titled Wind River: The Next Chapter , will be directed by Kari Skogland ( The Falcon and the Winter Soldier ) and star Martin Sensmeier , who will reprise his role as Chip Hanson.
Wind River Secrets centered on Corey Lambert (Renner), a hunter who helped FBI agent Jane Banner (Olsen) investigate the murder of a woman on the Wind River Indian Reservation in Wyoming. In the sequel, a series of unsolved ritual murders has terrorized the reservation. The FBI calls Hanson, a tracker who works for the Department of Hunting and Fishing, for help and finds himself drawn into a desperate and risky battle between the authorities, a vigilante and the reserve he calls home.
Patrick Massett and John Zinman ( Lara Croft: Tomb Raider, Gold ) wrote the script. The film will be produced by Matthew George for Castle Rock Entertainment and Acacia Filmed Entertainment, and by Basil Iwanyk and Erica Lee for Thunder Road Pictures. Rob Reiner, Michele Reiner, Derrick Rossi, Jonathan Fuhrman, Courtney Shepard and Hernan Narea will be executive producers.
Written and directed by Taylor Sheridan, Wind River was both a critical and commercial success, grossing $44 million worldwide from an $11 million budget. some other characters from the first film, although it seems to understand that Wind River: The Next Chapter will be a spin-off rather than a sequel proper.