Set during World War I in 1918 and explores the origins of Pearl, the villainous character from X. The events take place prior to the previous film, and explore how the cabin, where the "massacre of X" takes place, was once used as a boarding house during the war. Pearl is an upcoming American slasher film serving as a prequel to X (2022). The film is directed by Ti West, and co-written by West and Mia Goth, who reprises her role as the titular character, with David Corenswet, Tandi Wright, Matthew Sunderland, and Emma Jenkins-Purro co-starring. It is a co-production of A24 and Little Lamb.