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'Unbreakable' Sequel Confirmed, Bruce Willis And Samuel L. Jackson Returning

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Unbreakable. (Getty Images)
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There's a lot to be said about M. Night Shyamalan's body of work. One thing that's generally agreed upon is that it's pretty...inconsistent. Going from the heights of The Sixth Sense, to the dark lows of Lady In The Water, to the much-maligned excursion of The Last Airbender, it's hard to predict where the director will land next.

With the director's latest announcement, however, fans may feel as if they're standing on solid grounding again. On Wednesday morning, Shyamalan announced on Twitter that there'll be a sequel to 2000's Unbreakable, which is among the higher ranking entries in his oeuvre (though this is all, you know, subjective). The announcement came in grand fashion too, as Shyamalan unleashed a tweetstorm of information, including the much-welcomed news that Bruce Willis and Samuel L. Jackson will be reprising their roles from the first film:

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So we got both the title and the release date.

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Unbreakable, if you haven't seen it yet, is a moody slowburn that focuses on a security guard (Willis) who suspects that he may have superhuman abilities. Jackson plays a mysterious figure who seems to have taken a particular interest in him. It's a great watch, if you're patient enough to let it unfold before you.

Also, some spoilers ahead if you haven't seen 2016's Split, which starred James McAvoy as a man with a serious case of multiple personality disorder. As revealed later in the film (in a twist!), Split actually takes place in the same universe as Unbreakable. As such, Glass will not only be a sequel to Unbreakable, but to Split as well:

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Consider us intrigued! Though we're hoping that there won't be a lame-as-hell ending for Glass, namely a twist that reveals that the movie takes place in the same universe as The Happening.

[h/t: The Hollywood Reporter]