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Shyamalan connects film worlds with ‘Glass’

/ 12:05 AM January 21, 2019
Shyamalan connects film worlds with ‘Glass’

James McAvoy

In 2000, the world got hooked on M. Night Shyamalan’s intriguing story of security guard-turned-protector David Dunn (Bruce Willis) in “Unbreakable.”

In 2016, the filmmaker took the cinemas by storm with the thrilling sinister personalities of Kevin Wendell Crumb (James McAvoy) in “Split.”

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Now, he connects both of his supernatural narratives in an all-new comic-book-inspired thriller, “Glass.”

“I’ve never done anything like this. It was really different for me to kind of bring characters from two different movies that I had invented earlier and then create a third version,” Shyamalan shares.

Willis expresses his excitement on being able to return as David Dunn: “Night creates characters that are unique and memorable and feel personal. I was just as thrilled to play David Dunn as it was the first time I played him.”

Meanwhile, McAvoy shares, “‘Unbreakable’ and ‘Split’ were both, in a way, deconstructionist superhero movies …  taking super people—super hero and super villain archetypes—and putting them in a very different kind of movie.”

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