The 68-year old gave the admission that a return to M. Night Shyamalan's world is something he has been searching for since the original was released in 2000.
With a major crossover reveal at the end of the thriller to tease a future installment, the filmmaker opened up with Collider about his ideas for the franchise.
M. Night Shyamalan's Latest Horror-Thriller Reviewed! But Beware, There Be Spoilers Ahead!
If people were wondering whether M. Night Shyamalan was back, then the figures just released from cinemas around the country hint at a resounding "Yes!"
Having made something of a successful comeback with his thriller Spilt that won over most critics, the filmmaker has earmarked a follow up to the 2000 Bruce Willis smash hit as the two titles collide
The filmmaker appears to have found his movie-making mojo again, overcoming xXx: Return of Xander Cage at cinemas as some features surprisingly flop.
The thriller could be a return to form for the director, thanks to the help of James McAvoy.