Two ‘Knives Out’ Sequels Are Coming to Netflix

Couldn’t get sufficient of Daniel Craig (and his drawling southern accent) in Knives Out? You’re in luck: Netflix has signed a deal to launch two sequels to the hit 2019 whodunnit, and Craig will reprise his function as detective Benoit Blanc in each movies, Selection reports.

Netflix shelled out a hefty $450 million to amass the rights to the pair of movies, they usually’re tentatively titled Knives Out 2 and Knives Out 3. As for the solid and crew, solely two names have been introduced to date: Craig and Rian Johnson, who directed the unique Knives Out, and can return to helm each films.

The solid may entice some high-wattage expertise, particularly contemplating the unique movie featured a star-studded lineup: actors like Jamie Lee Curtis, Chris Evans, Ana de Armas, Toni Collette, Lakeith Stanfield, and Christopher Plummer.

Knives Out 2 and Knives Out 3 will observe Detective Blanc as he pursues new mysteries, ScreenRant reports, so it’s not clear if any of the unique solid of characters from the Thrombey household can have roles within the sequels. Irrespective of the place the brand new storylines take the franchise, although, it’ll be arduous to high the extraordinary (and hilarious) household drama of the primary movie:

Knives Out was a notable hit when it premiered in 2019. It netted over $311 million on the field workplace on a finances of simply $40 million, based on ScreenRant. Critics liked it, and the movie even earned Rian Johnson an Oscar nomination for greatest authentic screenplay. Particulars on Knives Out 2 and Knives Out 3 are nonetheless restricted, however filming is anticipated to start on the primary sequel this summer time. We’re positively trying ahead to extra head-scratching mysteries, and hopefully an iconic sweater or two as properly.

Luckily, there are many nice titles coming as much as tide us over. After a 12 months of shuttered theaters and delayed launch dates, 2021 has a lot of thrilling releases in retailer, together with High Gun: Maverick and Daniel Craig’s newest flip as James Bond in No Time to Die. Try all of this 12 months’s greatest upcoming films in our guide.

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