Daniel Craig’s super sleuth Benoit Blanc is back on the case in Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery, Writer-director Rian Johnson also returns for more finger-pointing fun as the suspects are revealed in a new Johnson-intro’d clip — watch it above.
As the Star Wars: The Last Jedi filmmaker describes, the mystery begins when a group of old friends all receive an unexpected invitation in the form of an intricate puzzle box. But what starts as a game turns into something much more nefarious.
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Here’s the message they receive from Miles (Edward Norton) upon opening said box: “My dear friends, my beautiful disruptors, my closest inner circle: We could all use a moment of normalcy, and so you are cordially invited for a long weekend on my private island where we will celebrate the bonds that connect us, and I hope you puzzle solving skills are whetted.
“Because you’ll also be competing to solve the mystery of my murder,” it adds.
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Inspector Blanc admonishes, “Ladies and gentlemen, this invitation is not to be trifled with.”
Janelle Monáe, Dave Bautista, Kathryn Hahn, Leslie Odom Jr., Kate Hudson, Jessica Henwick and Madelyn Cline also star.
The film premiered at Toronto this month and will hit Netflix later this year.
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Netflix paid more some $450 million in March 2021 for two-sequel rights to the 2019 hit whodunit Knives Out. It remains among the biggest streamer movie deals ever,