The Babysitter 3: McG Teases the Possibility of a Trilogy and New Horror Icon

Director McG, known for his work on the hit Netflix horror-comedy series “The Babysitter,” has hinted at the exciting prospect of a third installment. The series, which began with “The Babysitter” in 2017 and continued with “The Babysitter: Killer Queen,” has been a significant success on the streaming platform, blending horror with a comedic twist. Now, fans might be treated to a trilogy, as McG expresses his enthusiasm for continuing the saga.

The Success of ‘The Babysitter’ Series

“The Babysitter” series stands out in the horror-comedy genre, with the first film receiving a 71% score on Rotten Tomatoes. It offered a fresh and campy take, which resonated well with the audience and set the stage for the sequel, “The Babysitter: Killer Queen.” These films have not only entertained but have also been a launchpad for rising stars in the horror genre.

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Star-Making Performances

McG’s casting choices for the series have been notably prescient. The first film featured Samara Weaving as the villainous Bee, a role that preceded her rise to fame in horror films like “Ready or Not” and “Scream VI.” Similarly, the sequel brought Jenna Ortega into the limelight, who has since become known for her roles in “Wednesday” and the latest “Scream” movies. These casting successes have set a high bar for the potential third film.

The Potential for a Third Installment

In a recent interview with, McG expressed his ongoing interest in a third “Babysitter” film. While nothing is currently in production, discussions are ongoing. McG emphasized his desire to find another rising star who can captivate audiences as Weaving and Ortega did. The director’s track record of identifying and showcasing new talent has fans eagerly anticipating who might be the next breakout star in the horror genre.

Plot and Continuity

The “Babysitter” films follow Cole (Judah Lewis), whose life turns into a nightmare when he discovers his babysitter is part of a satanic cult. The sequel, “Killer Queen,” sees Cole grappling with the traumatic events of the first film, only to face a new threat. The potential third film could continue this storyline, exploring the aftermath of these harrowing experiences and introducing new twists and characters.

Stay Tuned for Updates

As fans of “The Babysitter” series await further news, excitement builds for what McG and his team will bring to the table. The possibility of a third film promises to further the blend of horror and humor that has made the series a standout on Netflix. Stay tuned for updates on this developing story.

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