American mystery action film ‘Knives Out’ is all set to return with its second installment. The film is directed by Rian Johnson, produced by Johnson and Ram Bergman. The first installment of the film followed the story of a master detective who investigated the death of a wealthy dysfunctional family.
The film received critical acclaim for its screenplay, direction, and acting. The premiere of the first installment generated a revenue of $311.4 million worldwide. The film also was nominated for its music, comedy, and screenplay at the 77th golden globe awards. The much hype generated by the first installment is why the film is likely to be reprised for a sequel. Here is everything about the new release.
Knives Out 2: Release Date
The film’s first installment was meant to be made in 2005, but the production was started in 2017 due to Johnson’s involvement in another project. The filming was completed in December 2018, and it was released for the world premiere in September 2019 at the Toronto International Film festival.
The film was theatrically released in the United States in November 2019. In March 2019, Netflix had agreed to pay a whopping amount of $450 million for attaining the rights of two sequels of the film. As per reports, the filming of Knives out two has already been incepted in June 2021. Expectations are that the knives out two post-production would be released by 2022 although no official release has been announced so far.
Knives Out 2: Cast
The makers have not officially announced the cast for the upcoming movie but expectations are that Daniel Craig would be returning in the lead role of Benoit Blanc. Additionally, other big names are expected to join the team in due course of time. Other names supposed to be joining the team include Kate Hudson, Leslie Odom Jr., and Dave Bautista.
The film’s first installment featured Daniel Craig, Chris Evans, Jamie Lee Curtis, Ana de Armas, Katherine Langford, and Jaeden Martell. As per reports and the new cast, the original cast would also be making a return.
Knives Out 2: Plot
Knives Out two plot is likely to based in Thrombey’s New England family home. Rian Johnson had stated that the future films would part of an anthology of standalone stories. The story would see Benoit Blanc solving different mysteries.
Since Knives out, the plot of the thrombey family ended, the news story would feature Benoit solving different murder mysteries in Greece instead of New England. Although the exact plot for the new season has been kept under wraps, fans are sure enough to get more thrill and mysteries.