Netflix’s Bird Box Barcelona trailer confirms link to 2018 original

The 2018 post-apocalyptic horror took the world by storm as viewers saw Sandra Bullock deliver arguably one of her best performances. When Netflix announced Bird Box Barcelona it inevitably lead to plenty of speculation, but we finally have some answers. This latest installment from the Bird Box universe clarifies just that… it’s from the same universe!

The 2023 edition is being treated as an expansion of the original movie that gripped so many. It appears that the same mysterious entities that occupied the US in the first film are this time reeking terrifying havoc in Spain and throughout the rest of Europe. Bullock’s character Marlorie doesn’t appear to be returning as the main protagonist for the sequel, we will instead see the duo of Sebastián and Sophia, played by Mario Casas and Naila Schuberth respectively.

“From the producers of the global phenomenon, Bird Box, comes BIRD BOX BARCELONA, an expansion of the film that riveted audiences in 2018. After a mysterious force decimates the world’s population, Sebastian must navigate his own survival journey through the desolate streets of Barcelona. As he forms uneasy alliances with other survivors and they try to escape the city, an unexpected and even more sinister threat grows.”