Good death 2U presents the kind of post-credit scene that you are more likely to see in a Marvel movie than in a horror sequel. I do not think we need to warn you, but just in case …
[[[[Ed. Note: this post contains major spoilers for Good death 2U]
In the scene, we see Tree (Jessica Rothe) and the gang celebrating her successful return to the right dimension when a cavalcade of black vans stops. For a moment, I legitimately thought that Nick Fury would come out, but it's more like DARPA; They have confiscated the Sisyphus Quantum Cooling Reactor, the time-lapse macguffin, and they now need a team to execute it. Who better than a group of undergraduates, most of whom are probably suspended because of the climax's antics?
Tree accompanies them, not just because she has survived the time loop twice (or technically a few dozen times). She also spent most of the film's Mondays learning how the reactor works. she could be the world's greatest expert on how the multiverse works, which is not a sentence I thought I could say after looking at the original Happy feast of death.
DARPA asks a test subject to go through a loop. Faithful to the movie's commitment to torture, they created Danielle (Rachel Matthews), the cruel leader of Tree's sorority. It will probably be the subject of the next entry, even if the character is neither particularly interesting nor complex. The main comic sequence with Danielle, a gag on pretending to be blind and French, was the weakest part of the film.
The science fiction aspect is a novelty in the sequel, and the post-credit scene underscores how important it will be for the franchise. The experimental origin goes back to the first film, which vaguely evokes a divine cosmic intervention intended to save Tree. Here we learn that there is nothing bigger or more ambitious – just a failure of time If this experiment had not been conducted, Tree would have died Tuesday morning.
This change adds a layer of chance that opens the door to a longer franchise – but I'm not sure that to point out that science fiction is the right direction to take; The wavering scientific hand was the weakest part of HDD2U. Although it was mainly used to support the action, the pace would have been tighter if they had had the shadow of the scientific discourse and turned to more interesting scenes. Bending over it is a risky move.
The Happy Death Day formula could have been repeated endlessly with new characters in a new setting. It is therefore remarkable that the franchise is challenged to use the even characters, and changing the formula. The question remains whether quality can keep pace or whether time will pass without them.