In 2019, the world discovered Daniel Craig’s Benoit Blanc in Knives out. The star-studded mystery was a massive hit and even earned writer/director Rian Johnson an Oscar nomination for Best Original Screenplay. Shortly after the film’s release, Johnson said he would be doing more Benoit Blanc mysteries with Craig, and it was revealed earlier this summer that the follow-up would be titled Glass onion: a mystery at loggerheads. Fans have seen some footage from the highly anticipated film and a brand new look at Craig has just been released thanks to Empire Review.
“Something is brewing. Daniel Craig returns as Super Detective Benoit Blanc on Empire’s worldwide exclusive #GlassOnion: A #KnivesOut Mystery coverage. Inside, we talk to @RianJohnson and his ensemble, with all new images and more. On sale Thursday, September 1, ” Empire wrote on Twitter. You can check out the magazine cover below:
Something is brewing. Daniel Craig Returns as Super Detective Benoit Blanc on Empire World Exclusive #GlassOnion: A #knives out Mystery cover. Inside we talk @RianJohnson and all, with brand new images and more. On sale Thursday, Sept. 1.
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— Empire Magazine (@empiremagazine) August 26, 2022
In addition to Craig, the upcoming Benoit Blanc mystery is set to star Kate Hudson, Kathryn Hahn, Dave Bautista, Edward Norton, Janelle Monáe, Leslie Odom Jr., Madelyne Cline, Jessica Henwick, and Ethan Hawke. In another conversation with EmpireCraig teased a “better” Knives out film.
“I’m so lucky to have Rian in my life,” Craig shared. “He’s such a great writer. This script happened and I was literally like, ‘Are you kidding me? I couldn’t believe he wanted me to play it. I was going, ‘It says Southern accent, you went here. Really ?’ And he’s like, ‘Yeah?’ We just finished the second, literally weeks ago. They have just finished in Serbia. Dare I say it’s better? We will see. I don’t want to tempt fate. It’s different, and that’s what’s amazing. . It’s still a Benoit Blanc mystery, but it’s very different. I’m very excited about it.”
“In my mind, I don’t even think of it as a sequel,” Johnson previously explained. “Ever since we started working on it, I was like, listen, if we can keep going, the same way Agatha Christie wrote a bunch of Poirot novels. I mean, do this with Blanc and keep doing more mysteries. Brand new cast, brand new location, brand new mystery. It’s just another Benoit Blanc mystery and it seems like there’s so many different things you can do with it, you know? looks like it would be really fun.
Glass onion: a mystery at loggerheads arrives on Netflix this December 23. Ahead of its public release, the film’s world premiere will take place at TIFF next month and close the BFI London Film Festival on October 16.