By Anita Tai.

The game is afoot in the sequel for “Knives Out”.

Daniel Craig is back as detective Benoit Blanc in “Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery”. The movie follows up on the highly successful film from 2019 which saw the detective unravel the doughnut at the center of its mystery.


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The detective finds himself a participant in a billionaire’s game of Clue in Greece with a colourful cast of characters who are all hiding their own secrets. Tensions rise when a real murder happens and Blanc has to find the culprit before he finds himself in the crosshairs.

Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery (2022). (L-R) Edward Norton as Miles, Madelyn Cline as Whiskey, and Daniel Craig as Detective Benoit Blanc. – Photo: John Wilson/Netflix © 2022.
Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery (2022). (L-R) Edward Norton as Miles, Madelyn Cline as Whiskey, and Daniel Craig as Detective Benoit Blanc. – Photo: John Wilson/Netflix © 2022.
GLASS ONION: A KNIVES OUT MYSTERY (2022) Kate Hudson as Birdie, Leslie Odom Jr. as Lionel and Kathryn Hahn as Claire. – Photo: Courtesy NETFLIX
GLASS ONION: A KNIVES OUT MYSTERY (2022) Kate Hudson as Birdie, Leslie Odom Jr. as Lionel and Kathryn Hahn as Claire. – Photo: Courtesy NETFLIX
KNIVES OUT 2 – Photo: Netflix
KNIVES OUT 2 – Photo: Netflix
“Knives Out 2” – Photo: Netflix
“Knives Out 2” – Photo: Netflix

“The mystery is not going to be what keeps the audience in their seats. Remember first and foremost that you’re making a movie and that it has to dramatically work before it intellectually works as a puzzle,” writer-director Rian Johnson said of the new film. “That’s actually still the hard part — creating a good story that feels unique and feels exciting and emotionally feels satisfying at the end.”


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Edward Norton plays the eccentric billionaire, while a cast including Janelle Monáe, Kathryn Hahn, Leslie Odom Jr., Jessica Henwick, Madelyn Cline, with Kate Hudson, and Dave Bautista play members in this group of friends.

“Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery” releases in theatres on Nov. 23 for an early one-week preview before coming out on Netflix on Dec. 23.





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