It was the delectable who-dunnit mystery that struck a cord with audiences and director Rian Johnson is fast tracking a sequel to his blockbuster hit Knives Out, which will re-team the director with A-list heavy hitter Daniel Craig in the role of gentlemen private detective Benoit Blanc.
The Hollywood Reporter confirmed that things are in motion for the sequel and that Rian Johnson is prioritizing the film with a focus to potentially start shooting in 2021.
Grossing $250 million worldwide, Knives Out struck a cord with audiences who brought into it’s twisting narrative and smartly drawn out characters, especially that of the debonair, if eccentric Blanc, who once again offered Craig a terrific part to showcase his talents.
We’ll have to keep our eyes on this, but given how much fun Knives Out was to watch, we’re certain that this one will hold plenty of excitement for audiences.
Source: The Hollywood Reporter
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