Filmmaker Rian Johnson has introduced that the upcoming Knives Out sequel is titled Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery and will likely be launched “this holiday season”. The a lot anticipated half two of the hit 2019 homicide thriller will see Daniel Craig reprise his position of the grasp sleuth Benoit Blanc.
Ethan Hawke, Dave Bautista, Edward Norton, Janelle Monae, Kathryn Hahn, Leslie Odom Jr, Kate Hudson, Madelyn Cline and Jessica Henwick are the brand new solid members.
Rian Johnson introduced the movie’s title in a sequence of tweets praising iconic homicide thriller author Agatha Christie, greatest recognized for her novels that includes iconic fictional detectives Hercule Poirot and Miss Marple.
“Something I like about Agatha Christie is how she by no means tread water creatively. I feel there’s a misperception that her books use the identical components time and again, however followers know the alternative is true.
“It wasn’t just settings or murder methods, she was constantly stretching the genre conceptually. Under the umbrella of the whodunnit she wrote spy thrillers, proto-slasher horrors, serial killer hunts, gothic romances, psychological character studies, glam travelogues,” the director, additionally recognized for 2017’s Star Wars: The Last Jedi, wrote on Monday evening.
Working on the Knives Out sequence, he stated, he was most excited in regards to the prospect of constructing extra mysteries with Craig as Benoit Blanc.
” … to emulate Christie and have each movie be like an entire new e-book, with its personal tone, ambition, motive for being… and (ta dah) title,” he tweeted as he shared the identify announcement clip.
In the sequel, set to premiere “this holiday season”, Benoit Blanc travels to Greece to unravel of a thriller involving a brand new set of suspects.
Benoit Blanc’s subsequent case, the observe as much as Knives Out, is known as GLASS ONION. pic.twitter.com/6Zo0g1VX11
— Rian Johnson (@rianjohnson) June 13, 2022
Johnson wrote the script, has directed and can be producing with Ram Bergman underneath their T-Street banner.
It is unclear if the movie will premiere on the streamer concurrently its theatrical release.
The unique Knives Out, which was made on a price range of USD 40 million, grossed USD 311.5 million on the world field workplace when it launched in 2019 by way of Lionsgate.
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The sequel was introduced in February 2020 and Netflix purchased the rights to 2 sequels for over USD 450 million final March.