The filmmaker took to Twitter to post an image of the clapperboard for the first scene of the movie, which will be the follow-up to his surprise 2018 genre hit.
Emily Blunt, Millicent Simmonds and Noah Jupe will reprise their roles as members of the central Abbott family. The film has minimal dialogue, because silence is survival.
The critically acclaimed first movie, which Krasinski co-wrote, directed, and starred in alongside his wife, actress Emily Blunt, grossed more than $340 million worldwide.
It was also a rare example of a horror film that proved to be an awards season player, with the movie nominated at the Oscars, BAFTAs and Golden Globes. Krasinski is also directing and writing the sequel.
A Quiet Place is produced by Michael Bay (Transformers) and his Platinum Dunes partners Andrew Form and Brad Fuller (Ouija, The Purge, Texas Chainsaw Massacre), from a spec script by Bryan Woods & Scott Beck which was rewritten by Krasinski. "That's a lot, and I think that's where a lot of sequels go wrong because as much as you love that hero or villain, the entire thing is fabricated just to make that person work". [With "A Quiet Place 2"], we have the world. It's that idea of living through the set of circumstances, not again in the same way obviously, but exploring it more.