While the trailer was unveiled recently, the promotion of “Glass Onion” is accelerating. Indeed, Netflix shared a very first excerpt from the sequel to “Knives Out” during its Tudum event.
The return of Benoît Blanc
After his excellent Looper and Star WarsEpisode VIII: The Last Jedi which strongly divided the fans, the filmmaker Rian Johnson turned to the Agatha Christie-style investigative film. Indeed, in 2019, it comes out At loggerheadsa choral film centered on an investigation by detective Benoît Blanc, played by Daniel Craig. A feature film that brings together a stunning cast including Ana de Armas, Chris Evans, Jamie Lee Curtis, Michael Shannon, Toni Collette and the late Christopher Plummer. At loggerheads received mostly positive reviews and grossed over $311 million in worldwide box office receiptsfor an estimated budget of 40 million.
Faced with this success, Netflix decides to buy the license rights for the sum of $450 million. The start of a second opus intended for the platform is then very quickly announced. Thereby, Rian Johnson is back behind the camera with Glass Onion: A story at loggerheads.
A new excerpt for Glass Onion
This sequel will obviously focus on a new investigation by Benoît Blanc, still camped by Daniel Craig. This time, the detective finds himself on a boat, and must solve a funny case during a cruise with friends. With a tone visibly darker than the first part, Glass Onion is once again carried by a mind-blowing cast bringing together Janelle Monáe, Dave Bautista, Edward Norton, Kathryn Hahn and Kate Hudson.
On the occasion of the Tudum event, Netflix unveiled new images of Glass Onion. After one short speech by Rian Johnson which explains the concept of his new film, the excerpt presents some characters, including those of Dave Bautista, Kathryn Hahn and Kate Hudson. Each of them receives a mysterious invitation asking them to come on a strange cruise during which they will have to solve the murder of their host. A somewhat gloomy invitation but which seems to delight the character of Dave Bautista. The thriller therefore promises to highlight a strange affair, definitely cut out for Benoît Blanc. To conduct the investigation at his side, go to December 23 on Netflix.