Daniel Craig reveals how his experience with James Bond came in handy for Knives Out 2

knives out took the world by storm in 2019. The movie didn’t just redeem director Rian Johnson, who some fans still blame for forever ruining Star Warsbut it also grossed over $300 million worldwide. knives out received overwhelming praise from viewers and critics alike for its offbeat spin on the murder-mystery genre, scathing social commentary, and lead performances by Ana de Armas and Daniel Craig, who played detective Benoit Blanc.

Daniel Craig and Rian Johnson are ready to return for the next Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery, but they have a momentous task ahead of them: making sure the sequel lives up to the first. After all, it’s not easy keeping track of an Oscar-nominated movie rated 97% on Rotten Tomatoes as Knives out.


However, it’s not uncommon for sequels to outshine the original, and Daniel Craig has firsthand experience with that. The James Bond alum revitalized the franchise with Royal Casino and then again with fallen from heaven before finishing his stage last year with No time to die. Of course, Spectrum Y amount of consolation they were somewhat lousy sequels, but others are often counted among the best action thrillers of the century.

Craig and Johnson plan to replicate the success of knives out with glass onion, but innovating again instead of just redoing the original. In a recent interview with Empire Magazine, Craig said:

“How the hell do we take something that caught people’s imaginations and got them talking about murder mysteries, and do it again without it becoming a pastiche in itself? I spent the last 15 years of my life trying to do that.” “. in a franchise, so I’m not afraid of it. If you have the right people in the room and the right talent, then you can do it. Rian is a great writer and he doesn’t want to repeat [himself]. We also don’t want to disappoint people; we want the public to enjoy the world we created in the first one and believe in this one.”

Empire also released a new image of Daniel Craig as Benoit Blanc, which you can check out below.

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Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery Coming to Netflix in late 2022

Netflix paid a lot of money, much more than Lionsgate’s asking price, to acquire the rights to the movie. knives out sequels Amazon will shell out half a billion for Lord of the Rings it’s still understandable, but Netflix does the same for knives out it’s just puzzling. It seems that the streamer has a lot of confidence in Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery, and it will soon become apparent whether or not the investment in the film was worth it.

glass onion It will premiere at the 47th Toronto International Film Festival on September 10 and will also close the BFI London Film Festival in October before getting a limited release in November. Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery It will finally debut on Netflix on December 23, 2022.

Written and directed by Rian Johnson, glass onion has established another cast for Benoit Blanc’s second crime adventure, this time with Edward Norton, Janelle Monáe, Kathryn Hahn, Leslie Odom Jr., Jessica Henwick, Madelyn Cline, Kate Hudson, Dave Bautista and Ethan Hawke. The first plot synopsis of Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery read:

“When tech billionaire Miles Bron (Edward Norton) invites some of his nearest and dearest on a getaway to his private Greek island, it soon becomes clear that all is not perfect in paradise. And when someone turns up dead, Well, who better than Blanc to peel back the layers of intrigue?”

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