The possibility of a “Hereditary” sequel is intriguing, since the original movie doesn’t lend itself easily to, you know, this. Briefly, Aster’s film focuses on miniature artist Annie Graham (Toni Collette), who is mourning the recent loss of her mother; This figure, like almost all parents in Aster’s films, is less a source of unease and anxiety. One consolation: When tragedy strikes again, it further alienates him from the rest of his family. Eventually, Annie learns that her mother belongs to a cult that worships the demon king Paimon and wants to use her teenage son Peter (Alex Wolff) as a tool for the entity to enter our world. One thing leads to another and wouldn’t you know it, Peter is now host to Paimon and the rest of his family has been murdered.
As for the results, The end of “Hereditary” It’s pretty self-contained and doesn’t seem to leave any plot threads dangling for a sequel to address. Then again, you could say the same thing about many horror classics that get multiple follow-ups. Still, it’s assumed that the lack of an obvious place for the story to go is the main reason Aster used the film’s critical and commercial success to greenlight other original projects, rather than moving full speed ahead towards a franchise. there are other low-budget horror movies (see “Saw,” “Paranormal Activity,” “Insidious,” “The Purge,” etc.).