Knives Out, the hit 2019 whodunnit from Star Wars: The Final Jedi director Rian Johnson, is getting two sequels, and so they’re now Netflix exclusives.
In response to Selection, Netflix purchased the sequel rights on the completely staggering value of $450 million. The aggressive sum locks down the streamer as the house for 2 extra mysteries starring Daniel Craig as Detective Benoit Blanc, with writer-director Rian Johnson staying on board. The following movie is predicted to shoot in Greece later this 12 months.
Knives Out was a intelligent throwback to Agatha Christie-style homicide mysteries, with all their trappings: a forged stuffed with eccentric folks caught in a single location collectively, every with their very own petty motives for homicide most foul, and an eccentric detective decided to reveal their secrets and techniques and discover the reality — typically with a tremendously enjoyable parlor room scene the place the viewers will get to piece all of it collectively. The movie dazzled on the field workplace, grossing $311 million on a $40 million price range, making it extraordinarily worthwhile — and with an Oscar nomination for greatest authentic screenplay, the film was additionally a crucial success.
No date has been set for both Knives Out sequel, however Johnson stays in-demand and fairly busy — he lately was introduced because the director of Peacock’s forthcoming thriller TV sequence Poker Face starring Russian Doll’s Natasha Lyonne, and who is aware of, possibly at some point his Star Wars trilogy introduced in 2017 will exit growth hell and eventually develop into actual. Till then, we’ll all the time have Benoit Blanc.