Rian Johnson reveals that sequel to Knives Out will be titled Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery
Rian Johnson revealed on Twitter Monday that the sequel to 2019’s Knives Out will be titled Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery.
The Oscar-nominated filmmaker, 48, cited late creator Agatha Christie as a inventive inspiration in creating the sequel to the movement image.
‘Something I like about Agatha Christie is how she by no means tread water creatively,’ Johnson mentioned. ‘I believe there’s a misperception that her books use the identical method time and again, however followers know the alternative is true.
The newest: Rian Johnson, 48, revealed on Twitter Monday that the sequel to 2019’s Knives Out will be titled Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery. He was snapped on the 2020 Oscars in LA
‘It wasn’t simply settings or homicide strategies, she was continuously stretching the style conceptually. Under the umbrella of the whodunnit, she wrote spy thrillers, proto-slasher horrors, serial killer hunts, gothic romances, psychological character research, glam travelogues.’
Johnson mentioned that in making the preliminary movie, he was ‘excited … concerning the prospect of creating extra mysteries with Daniel as Benoit Blanc’ in an effort ‘to emulate Christie and have each movie be like a complete new e book, with its personal tone, ambition, motive for being… and (ta dah) title.’
He mentioned: ‘Benoit Blanc’s subsequent case, the observe up to Knives Out, is known as GLASS ONION. MUCH MORE TO COME!’
Daniel Craig leads an ensemble forged enjoying Detective Benoit Blanc, with a supporting forged together with Janelle Monáe, Edward Norton, Kathryn Hahn, Leslie Odom Jr., Jessica Henwick, Madelyn Cline, Kate Hudson and Dave Bautista.
Johnson mentioned: ‘Benoit Blanc’s subsequent case, the observe up to Knives Out, is known as GLASS ONION. MUCH MORE TO COME!’
The filmmaker opened up concerning the forthcoming launch in a sequence of tweets
The storyline of the sequel will observe Blanc on a Greek journey with a brand new ensemble of suspects to look at.
Johnson penned the script and is slated to direct and produce the movie.
The preliminary movie, launched in November of 2019, earned $311 million worldwide and $165 million in home field workplace revenues off a price range of $40 million, in accordance to Box Office Mojo. It featured an ensemble forged together with Craig, Chris Evans, Ana de Armas, Jamie Lee Curtis, Don Johnson and the late Christopher Plummer.
Daniel Craig will reprise his position as Detective Benoit Blanc within the thriller sequence
Johnson, who obtained an Academy Award nomination for Best Original Screenplay for his work on the movie, had beforehand advised information/knives-out-2-sequel-title-1235164374″>The Hollywood Reporter that he commenced engaged on the script for the sequel after the preliminary movie got here out.
Netflix in March of 2021 bought the rights for a pair of sequels in a $469 million deal that stipulated the price range of the sequels should be no less than that of the 2019 predecessor; and that Craig star within the franchise movies.
Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery is slated to be launched later this yr.