Oh yes, John Krasinski has an answer for the farting issue in A Quiet Place

If you’re not aware, there’s a new horror movie out called A Quiet Place in which violent creatures have taken over the planet and hunt humans by sound. Consequently, humans live in constant fear of making noise and communicate via sign language.

We have a lot of questions about this movie, of course, but the ones that have really kept us up at night are: What happens if you have to cough? Sneeze? Or, worse, fart? Well, the delightful souls over at Empire Online decided that finding answers to this question was a PRIORITY. Thank god. In their recent interview with the writer and director of the hit flick, John Krasinski, they finally get us the answer to the most burning questions of the film. What would happen, John?!

Apparently, the peril of farting was something that was discussed on set. Who brought it up? Noah Jupe, the teenage boy who plays John and Emily Blunt’s son in the movie, Marcus.

“He was our sounding board for a lot of this," Krasinski says. "He said, what happens if we need to cough? And I said, well you guys would know to pick up a pillow and cough into the pillow […] I only imagine now little Noah putting a pillow on his behind and farting into a pillow, knowing that it would save his life. Just try to crop-dust, as long as they're not loud and violent you're going to be fine.

For those of you who don’t know (we sure didn’t), “crop-dusting” is the act of walking while farting. Who knew?

Well, this brings up even more questions. Do you have to cart around a pillow wherever you go just in case your body decides that now is the time it needs to expel gas? What if it happens while you are going to the bathroom? You can’t put a pillow there really in that situation! Or would you still have to? *shudders*

The good news is that Paramount is thinking about continuing the film in some way, whether it be with a sequel or a spin-off or something else is unclear. “[The studio] wanted to potentially build a world,” Krasinski told Empire. “If these people are living through it poorly, are there other people living through it well? Is there some other way to survive? It’s interesting.”

We think it’s interesting, too, especially because we also still have unanswered questions about the logistics of living in this world. Sequel! Sequel! Sequel!

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