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Bird Box Barcelona: release date, plot, and more; Everything you need to know about the Sandra Bullock starrer spin-off


A sequel to Bird Box, one of Netflix’s most critically acclaimed films of all time, was released nearly four and a half years after the original airing taped, starring Sandra Bullock.

The original Bird Box, first released in December 2018, follows the story of a woman (played by Sandra Bullock) who travels with her children for two days while wearing blindfolds to avoid contact with an unknown entity that is destroying the world’s population.

About the release of 2018 Bird Box

John Malkovich (Billions) and Sarah Paulson (American Horror Story) shared the lead roles in Bird Box.

Although Netflix claims that more than 45 million member accounts watched the film (or at least 70% of it), Nielsen said that within the first seven days of its release, Bird Box drew nearly 26 million unique viewers in the United States. Since then, Bird Box has been surpassed in terms of hours watched within its first 28 days of release by only two Netflix films: Red Notice and Don’t Look Up.

Birdbox Barcelona: Summary

Now comes Bird Box Barcelona, ​​which comes out on Friday, July 14th, and it has a brand new band.

Directed and written by Lex Pastor and David Pastor, Bird Box Barcelona is often referred to as an “extension” of the popular first film.

According to the Netflix synopsis, “After a mysterious force wipes out the majority of humanity, Sebastian (played by Los Hombres de Paco’s Mario Casas) must navigate his survival journey through the desolate streets of Barcelona.” An unexpected and even more terrifying threat develops as he builds shaky relationships with the other survivors and they try to flee the city.

Staff details for Bird Box Barcelona

The cast also includes Michelle Jenner, Leonardo Sparglia, Diego Calva, Patrick Criado, Lola Dois, Gonzalo de Castro, and Naila Schoberth (from Germany’s Blackout). Georgina Campbell (From Krypton) is also included.

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Joanna Swanson

Joanna Swanson is Europe correspondent at the Thomson Reuters Foundation based in Brussels covering politics, culture, business, climate change, society, economies and inclusive tech. With specific focus in breaking news, she has covered some of the world's most significant stories.