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Netflix Reveals Knives Out 2 Title, Launch Window

Glass Onion: A Knives Out Thriller — that is the official title for the sequel to writer-director Rian Johnson’s 2019 thriller movie, beforehand identified colloquially as Knives Out 2. However what does Glass Onion imply? Nicely, famously, “Glass Onion” is a 1968 tune by The Beatles, which John Lennon noticed as a response to confuse those that obsessively pored over the lyrics of Beatles songs. Lennon appreciated the cheekiness of the phrases “glass onion” conveying each transparency and a number of layers. May Johnson be hinting at one thing comparable together with his Knives Out 2 title? We’ll must see the film to seek out out.

Netflix revealed the official title — Glass Onion: A Knives Out Thriller — by way of an animated announcement video, which contains a magnifying glass because it spins over the zoomed-in letters of “Glass Onion” earlier than pulling away. The Knives Out 2 title announcement video ends by itemizing the ensemble solid of the sequel, with the returning Daniel Craig alongside Edward Norton, Janelle Monáe, Kathryn Hahn, Leslie Odom Jr., Jessica Henwick, Madelyn Cline, Kate Hudson, and Dave Bautista. Hudson and Bautista are listed underneath the “with” moniker, which suggests their roles are smaller than the others.

On Twitter, Johnson defined his considering behind the title: “One thing I really like about Agatha Christie is how she by no means tread water creatively. I feel there is a misperception that her books use the identical system time and again, however followers know the alternative is true.

“It wasn’t simply settings or homicide strategies, she was always stretching the style conceptually. Underneath the umbrella of the whodunnit she wrote spy thrillers, proto-slasher horrors, serial killer hunts, gothic romances, psychological character research, glam travelogues.

“After I made Knives Out, that is what excited me in regards to the prospect of constructing extra mysteries with Daniel as Benoit Blanc — to emulate Christie and have each movie be like a complete new ebook, with its personal tone, ambition, motive for being… and (ta dah) title.”

Along with writing and directing Glass Onion: A Knives Out Thriller, Johnson can be a producer on the Knives Out sequel alongside his frequent collaborator Ram Bergman. Glass Onion is a manufacturing of Lionsgate (which introduced the primary movie to theatres worldwide) and Johnson and Bergman’s T-Avenue. Steve Yedlin — who has labored with Johnson on 5 motion pictures beforehand — is again as cinematographer on Glass Onion. Bob Ducsay — who edited Looper, Star Wars: The Final Jedi, and Knives Out for Johnson — can be again for the Knives Out sequel.

This is the official synopsis for Glass Onion: A Knives Out Thriller from Netflix:

In Rian Johnson’s Knives Out follow-up, detective Benoit Blanc travels to Greece to peel again the layers of a thriller involving a brand new solid of suspects.

Glass Onion: A Knives Out Thriller is out “this [American] vacation season” on Netflix. That often means between November and December.


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