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[[WMG: Casey's uncle is [[spoiler:the date-rape guy from the first movie.]]]]

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[[WMG: Casey's uncle is [[spoiler:the date-rape guy from [[Film/{{Unbreakable}} the first movie.movie]].]]]]


Perhaps Glass suspected someone in Kevin's family was superpowered which is how he comes to know about Kevin. Tying David and Kevin in that way would also make sense from a comic perspective.

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Perhaps Glass suspected someone in Kevin's family was superpowered which is how he comes to know about Kevin. Tying David and Kevin in that way would also make sense from a comic perspective.perspective.
** [[spoiler: Confirmed in ''Film/Glass2019''.]]



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* Alternatively, Casey will somehow gain or discover magical powers to contrast The Horde's biological powers (Magic Vs. Sci-Fi.)


* The second will be very cunning and persuasive and would have the mission of undermining Kevin's split personalities psychologically, convincing them that the first CAN defeat The Beast, therefore weakening it.

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* The second will be very cunning and persuasive and would have the mission of undermining Kevin's split personalities psychologically, convincing them that the first CAN defeat The Beast, therefore weakening it.it.

[[WMG: Kevin's father was on the same train as David.]]
Perhaps Glass suspected someone in Kevin's family was superpowered which is how he comes to know about Kevin. Tying David and Kevin in that way would also make sense from a comic perspective.



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** If that's the case, could [[spoiler:David Dunn be related to Malcolm Crowe? Like twin brothers separated at birth and adopted to different families?]]


* The Horde derives his powers from biological means, Casey will have to rely on technology to fight him.

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* The Horde derives his powers from biological means, Casey will have to rely on technology to fight him.him.

[[WMG: Casey will exploit SuperpoweredAlterEgo and ClapYourHandsIfYouBelieve in order to defeat The Beast]]
Investigating about Kevin, she will find Dr. Fletcher's research about people with DID (maybe even meeting with Shaw) and realize that this is the source of The Beast's superhuman abilities. With the intent of defeating it herself, she will undergo TrainingFromHell in order to develop two new personalities:
*The first will possess all the superhuman traits shown by The Beast, as well as enhanced aim and tracking ability.
*The second will be very cunning and persuasive and would have the mission of undermining Kevin's split personalities psychologically, convincing them that the first CAN defeat The Beast, therefore weakening it.


This could explain why Hedwig has the power to choose which alters are allowed into the Light: Kevin may be the "core", integrated personality, but Hedwig is the remnant of the original child that all of the alters were created to protect. As such, Hedwig (perhaps catalyzed by Kevin or Barry's failure to protect them from the girls' sexual assault/prank) is able to pick and choose who he wants to protect them.

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This could explain why Hedwig has the power to choose which alters are allowed into the Light: Kevin may be the "core", integrated personality, but Hedwig is the remnant of the original child that all of the alters were created to protect. As such, Hedwig (perhaps catalyzed by Kevin or Barry's failure to protect them from the girls' sexual assault/prank) is able to pick and choose who he wants to protect them.them.

[[WMG:Casey will become a NonPoweredCostumedHero]]
Casey will not develop superhuman powers, but instead fill the NonPoweredCostumedHero archetype in this universe, using her knowledge of hunting to become The Horde's nemesis. After all, who better to hunt The Beast than Hunter? (She'll need MoreDakka though) Especially one that is a mirror image to the villain:
* Both were subjected to abuse in the childhood, but Casey survived with her psyche intact, while Kevin's was fractured.
* The Horde derives his powers from biological means, Casey will have to rely on technology to fight him.


She'll fight off her uncle and, fearful that she might either be put back into a system she doesn't trust or arrested, she runs away. Dunn finds her, takes care of her, and over the course of the movie, reluctantly trains her in her own superhuman powers. The Robin to his Batman, as it were.

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She'll fight off her uncle and, fearful that she might either be put back into a system she doesn't trust or arrested, she runs away. Dunn finds her, takes care of her, and over the course of the movie, reluctantly trains her in her own superhuman powers. The Robin to his Batman, as it were.were.

[[WMG: Hedwig is the remnant of Kevin's original personality]]
This could explain why Hedwig has the power to choose which alters are allowed into the Light: Kevin may be the "core", integrated personality, but Hedwig is the remnant of the original child that all of the alters were created to protect. As such, Hedwig (perhaps catalyzed by Kevin or Barry's failure to protect them from the girls' sexual assault/prank) is able to pick and choose who he wants to protect them.


While on the hunt for "The Horde" and "The Beast", [[spoiler:David]] discovers a much larger threat: the return of the [[{{Film/Signs}} alien invaders who came to Earth back in 2002]]. Their plan? [[Film/TheHappening To force the collective plantlife of the world to release a toxin that will cause large groups of people to commit suicide]]. Their first attempt, a test run, was a success, and the second wave is coming. [[spoiler:David]] recruits the help of those who are immune to the toxin, including a teen named [[Film/LadyInTheWater Joey]] and a man named [[Film/TheSixthSense Cole]].

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While on the hunt for "The Horde" and "The Beast", [[spoiler:David]] discovers a much larger threat: the return of the [[{{Film/Signs}} alien invaders who came to Earth back in 2002]]. Their plan? [[Film/TheHappening To force the collective plantlife of the world to release a toxin that will cause large groups of people to commit suicide]]. Their first attempt, a test run, was a success, and the second wave is coming. [[spoiler:David]] recruits the help of those who are immune to the toxin, including a teen named [[Film/LadyInTheWater Joey]] and a man named [[Film/TheSixthSense Cole]].Cole]].

[[WMG: Dunn will adopt Casey.]]
She'll fight off her uncle and, fearful that she might either be put back into a system she doesn't trust or arrested, she runs away. Dunn finds her, takes care of her, and over the course of the movie, reluctantly trains her in her own superhuman powers. The Robin to his Batman, as it were.


The sequel might involve The Beast or possibly Patricia/Dennis persuading Casey to join them and help them in their crimes. They might even sweeten the deal by kidnapping Casey's uncle and giving her the opportunity to kill him. Or Casey's experience from the previous movie might inspire her to become a vigilante who hunts and kills rapist and pedophiles. Regardless of the scenario, [[spoiler:David]] could come in and try to save Casey from spiraling down a dark path.

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The sequel might involve The Beast or possibly Patricia/Dennis persuading Casey to join them and help them in their crimes. They might even sweeten the deal by kidnapping Casey's uncle and giving her the opportunity to kill him. Or Casey's experience from the previous movie might inspire her to become a vigilante who hunts and kills rapist and pedophiles. Regardless of the scenario, [[spoiler:David]] could come in and try to save Casey from spiraling down a dark path.path.

[[WMG: The film is a lead up to a shared universe between Shyamalan's films]]
While on the hunt for "The Horde" and "The Beast", [[spoiler:David]] discovers a much larger threat: the return of the [[{{Film/Signs}} alien invaders who came to Earth back in 2002]]. Their plan? [[Film/TheHappening To force the collective plantlife of the world to release a toxin that will cause large groups of people to commit suicide]]. Their first attempt, a test run, was a success, and the second wave is coming. [[spoiler:David]] recruits the help of those who are immune to the toxin, including a teen named [[Film/LadyInTheWater Joey]] and a man named [[Film/TheSixthSense Cole]].


* Nope [[spoiler: but certain abilities of the Beast were based off the various animals at the zoo Kevin worked at. The Beast is essentially an amalgam of all those animals created through [[ClapYourHandsIfYouBelieve sheer belief alone]].]]

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* Nope [[spoiler: but [[spoiler:but certain abilities of the Beast were based off the various animals at the zoo Kevin worked at. The Beast is essentially an amalgam of all those animals created through [[ClapYourHandsIfYouBelieve sheer belief alone]].]]



* Nope [[spoiler: but the Beast is a new personality with almost demon-like abilities created via the ClapYourHandsIfYouBelieve theory thing that was proposed by Kevin's psychiatrist. It goes that because DID sufferers believe that their different personalities are different people, their personalities literally subtly change their bodies to become different people or something along those lines. Like how apparently one personality of a certain patient she had was allergic but their other personalities weren't. Thus through the belief of being a supernatural beast by 3 of Kevin's personalities, a new personality capable of supernatural things was created. Very movie logic however it all makes sense when the TwistEnding is factored in.]]

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* Nope [[spoiler: but [[spoiler:but the Beast is a new personality with almost demon-like abilities created via the ClapYourHandsIfYouBelieve theory thing that was proposed by Kevin's psychiatrist. It goes that because DID sufferers believe that their different personalities are different people, their personalities literally subtly change their bodies to become different people or something along those lines. Like how apparently one personality of a certain patient she had was allergic but their other personalities weren't. Thus through the belief of being a supernatural beast by 3 of Kevin's personalities, a new personality capable of supernatural things was created. Very movie logic however it all makes sense when the TwistEnding is factored in.]]



* Nope. [[spoiler: Normal Kevin is just normal. In fact when he finds out he has killed people, he asks to be killed.]]

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* Nope. [[spoiler: Normal [[spoiler:Normal Kevin is just normal. In fact when he finds out he has killed people, he asks to be killed.]]



** [[spoiler: The Beast is cannibalistic but he doesn't absorb people's souls.]]

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** [[spoiler: The [[spoiler:The Beast is cannibalistic but he doesn't absorb people's souls.]]



* There is actually a twist. [[spoiler: It's a StealthSequel to Film/{{Unbreakable}}.]]

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* There is actually a twist. [[spoiler: It's [[spoiler:It's a StealthSequel to Film/{{Unbreakable}}.''Film/{{Unbreakable}}''.]]



[[WMG: The upcoming Blumhouse film Sleight will be in- continuity with this movie.]]

I suspect Jason Blum is trying to [[spoiler: put together a super hero universe on the cheap.]] That movie's trailer even outright compared it to [[spoiler: Iron Man and Chronicle.]]

So, with those movies he'd basically have templates for [[spoiler: Captain America (David Dunn), The Hulk (Kevin), and Iron Man (The upcoming protagonist).]] That just leaves them with [[spoiler: Thor.]]

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[[WMG: The upcoming Blumhouse film Sleight will be in- continuity in-continuity with this movie.]]

I suspect Jason Blum is trying to [[spoiler: put [[spoiler:put together a super hero universe on the cheap.]] cheap]]. That movie's trailer even outright compared it to [[spoiler: Iron Man [[spoiler:''Iron Man'' and Chronicle.''Chronicle''.]]

So, with those movies he'd basically have templates for [[spoiler: Captain [[spoiler:Captain America (David Dunn), The Hulk (Kevin), and Iron Man (The (the upcoming protagonist).]] protagonist)]]. That just leaves them with [[spoiler: Thor.]]
[[spoiler:Thor]].



* [[spoiler: All but confirmed by interviews with Shyamalan.]]

[[WMG: Casey will develop her own powers and [[spoiler: fight The Beast alongside David Dunn.]]]]
Related to the above WMG. If a basic rule of this universe is that being traumatized elevates you above ordinary humans, then Casey is certainly a candidate to develop her own unique abilities, having survived both her abuse at the hands of her uncle and her encounter with The Beast. However, rather than embrace The Beast's SocialDarwinist philosophy, she'll choose to use her powers to defend humanity. In short, this film was her SuperheroOrigin and the next one will see her [[spoiler: join David Dunn in his fight against The Beast.]]

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* [[spoiler: All [[spoiler:All but confirmed by interviews with Shyamalan.]]

[[WMG: Casey will develop her own powers and [[spoiler: fight [[spoiler:fight The Beast alongside David Dunn.]]]]
Related to the above WMG. If a basic rule of this universe is that being traumatized elevates you above ordinary humans, then Casey is certainly a candidate to develop her own unique abilities, having survived both her abuse at the hands of her uncle and her encounter with The Beast. However, rather than embrace The Beast's SocialDarwinist philosophy, she'll choose to use her powers to defend humanity. In short, this film was her SuperheroOrigin and the next one will see her [[spoiler: join [[spoiler:join David Dunn in his fight against The Beast.]]



Going with the above idea that The Beast is The Hulk of this Universe, it's quite possible that one of the less evil personalities might pass the Godzilla threshold and summon The Beast to fight something even worse.

Basically, think the [[Film/TheIncredibleHulk the movie]]: I can't control it...But maybe I could guide it, aim it in the right direction.

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Going with the above idea that The Beast is The Hulk of this Universe, it's quite possible that one of the less evil personalities might pass the Godzilla threshold and summon The Beast to fight something even worse.

worse. Basically, think the [[Film/TheIncredibleHulk the movie]]: I can't control it...it... But maybe I could guide it, aim it in the right direction.



[[spoiler: We never saw David catch him,]] so who's to say he ever stopped his bad habits?
** Or perhaps[[spoiler: the young woman in David's vision was Casey.]] Could have been M. Night's intention, he just never expected the huge time gap.

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[[spoiler: We [[spoiler:We never saw David catch him,]] so who's to say he ever stopped his bad habits?
** Or perhaps[[spoiler: the perhaps [[spoiler:the young woman in David's vision was Casey.]] Casey]]. Could have been M. Night's intention, he just never expected the huge time gap.



Out of the kidnapped victims, Casey was the only one that appeared to form some kind of bond between Kevin and his other personalities. [[spoiler: When The Beast noticed the inflicted cuts on her he even mentions that her soul is pure and Casey was the only victim that The Beast has spared.]]

The sequel might involve The Beast or possibly Patricia/Dennis persuading Casey to join them and help them in their crimes. They might even sweeten the deal by kidnapping Casey's uncle and giving her the opportunity to kill him. Or Casey's experience from the previous movie might inspire her to become a vigilante who hunts and kills rapist and pedophiles. Regardless of the scenario, [[spoiler: David]] could come in and try to save Casey from spiraling down a dark path.

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Out of the kidnapped victims, Casey was the only one that appeared to form some kind of bond between Kevin and his other personalities. [[spoiler: When [[spoiler:When The Beast noticed the inflicted cuts on her he even mentions that her soul is pure and Casey was the only victim that The Beast has spared.]]

The sequel might involve The Beast or possibly Patricia/Dennis persuading Casey to join them and help them in their crimes. They might even sweeten the deal by kidnapping Casey's uncle and giving her the opportunity to kill him. Or Casey's experience from the previous movie might inspire her to become a vigilante who hunts and kills rapist and pedophiles. Regardless of the scenario, [[spoiler: David]] [[spoiler:David]] could come in and try to save Casey from spiraling down a dark path.


** Or perhapse[[spoiler: the young woman in David's vision was Casey.]] Could have been M.Night's intention, he just never expected the huge time gap.

[[WMG: Casey will either join The Beast/Kevin or she'll be developed into an anti-hero.]]]]

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** Or perhapse[[spoiler: perhaps[[spoiler: the young woman in David's vision was Casey.]] Could have been M. Night's intention, he just never expected the huge time gap.

[[WMG: Casey will either join The Beast/Kevin or she'll be developed into an anti-hero.]]]]]]



The sequel might involve The Beast or possibly Patricia/Dennis persuading Casey to join them and help them in their crimes. They might even sweeten the deal by kidnapping Casey's uncle and giving her the opportunity to kill him. Or Casey's experience from the previous movie might inspire her to become a vigilante who hunts and kills rapist and pedophiles. Regardless of the scenario, David could come in and try to save Casey from spiraling down a dark path.

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The sequel might involve The Beast or possibly Patricia/Dennis persuading Casey to join them and help them in their crimes. They might even sweeten the deal by kidnapping Casey's uncle and giving her the opportunity to kill him. Or Casey's experience from the previous movie might inspire her to become a vigilante who hunts and kills rapist and pedophiles. Regardless of the scenario, David [[spoiler: David]] could come in and try to save Casey from spiraling down a dark path.


** Or perhapse[[spoiler: the young woman in David's vision was Casey.]] Could have been M.Night's intention, he just never expected the huge time gap.

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** Or perhapse[[spoiler: the young woman in David's vision was Casey.]] Could have been M.Night's intention, he just never expected the huge time gap.gap.

[[WMG: Casey will either join The Beast/Kevin or she'll be developed into an anti-hero.]]]]
Out of the kidnapped victims, Casey was the only one that appeared to form some kind of bond between Kevin and his other personalities. [[spoiler: When The Beast noticed the inflicted cuts on her he even mentions that her soul is pure and Casey was the only victim that The Beast has spared.]]

The sequel might involve The Beast or possibly Patricia/Dennis persuading Casey to join them and help them in their crimes. They might even sweeten the deal by kidnapping Casey's uncle and giving her the opportunity to kill him. Or Casey's experience from the previous movie might inspire her to become a vigilante who hunts and kills rapist and pedophiles. Regardless of the scenario, David could come in and try to save Casey from spiraling down a dark path.


** Or perhapse[[spoiler: the young woman in David's vision was Casey.]]

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** Or perhapse[[spoiler: the young woman in David's vision was Casey.]]]] Could have been M.Night's intention, he just never expected the huge time gap.


[[spoiler: We never saw David catch him,]] so who's to say he ever stopped his bad habits?

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[[spoiler: We never saw David catch him,]] so who's to say he ever stopped his bad habits?habits?
** Or perhapse[[spoiler: the young woman in David's vision was Casey.]]

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