The shooting of “Knives Out 2” has already started under the direction of Rian Johnson. A very first image of Daniel Craig, back in the role of detective Benoit Blanc, has just leaked on the net. And he changed his look!
At loggerheads : an unexpected success
In 2019, Rian Johnson, the man behind Looper and Star Wars: The Last Jedi, staged At loggerheads. A fun and entertaining investigative film, which pays homage to the works of Agatha Christie, carried by an explosive cast including Chris Evans, Ana de Armas, Jamie Lee Curtis, Michael Shannon, Toni Collette, or even of the late Christopher Plummer. As for Daniel Craig, it is he who takes on the role of the main character: detective Benoit Blanc.
At loggerheads turned out to be a surprise box office success. This choral film won over the press and spectators alike and brought in more than $ 311 million in revenue (for a budget of 40 million). Faced with this triumph, Netflix bought franchise from Lionsgate for $ 450 million. The goal is to develop this universe through a sequel, of course, but also other projects.
Daniel Craig is already revealed
Thus, Rian Johnson is currently working on At loggerheads 2 on behalf of the platform. From the first opus, only Daniel Craig will return in this sequel. The rest of the cast currently consists of Janelle Monae, Dave Bautista, Edward Norton, Kate Hudson and Kathryn Hahn. As for the first chapter, the director wants to sign a choral film that will take the character of Daniel Craig in a thick mystery. Nothing is known about the plot at the moment, except that this will take place in Greece.
Twitter account Movies to Movies just unveiled the very first image of Daniel Craig back in the shoes of Inspector White. According to his dress style, the plot of the film will take place in the middle of summer, unlike the first film which took place in an autumn period. At the moment, this second opus does not yet have a release date, but should offer fans an exciting new investigation. The mystery remains unsolved!