Rian Johnson’s ‘Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery’ on Netflix: Everything you need to know about, renewed or canceled, cast, plot, and release date.
To the surprise of many, Netflix has spent an absolute fortune to ensure the future of Knives Out solely for its line of original content. Expected to be available in December 2022, we’re keeping an eye on everything you need to know about Rian Johnson’s Knives. Officially titled Glass Onion:
A Knives Out Mystery, out 2 includes production updates, casting news, trailers, and most importantly, the Netflix release date. Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery is an upcoming Netflix Original by mystery film. Written and directed by Rian Johnson. Although Netflix didn’t have exclusive rights to the first Knives Out movie, the streaming service spent $450 million to secure exclusive rights to the sequels.
Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery Release Date
Netflix has announced that Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery will be released on Netflix on December 23, 2022. Ahead of its release on Netflix, Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery will premiere at the 2022 Toronto International Film Festival. The festival will take place between September 8th and 18th, 2022.
Rian Johnson’s ‘Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery’ Cast
- Dave Bautista
- Edward Norton
- Janelle Monáe
- Leslie Odom Jr
- Kathryn Hahn
- Kate Hudson
- Madelyn Cline
- Jessica Henwick
Nothing brings friends together like a killer party. 🔍 Daniel Craig, Edward Norton, Janelle Monáe, Kathryn Hahn, Leslie Odom Jr, Jessica Henwick, Madelyn Cline, Kate Hudson & Dave Bautista star in Rian Johnson's GLASS ONION: A KNIVES OUT MYSTERY. pic.twitter.com/6hKix67p4L
— Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery (@KnivesOut) August 22, 2022
Rian Johnson’s ‘Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery Production Status
Official Production Status: Post-production (Last updated: 08/22/2022) On June 28th, Rian Johnson tweeted that filming had started while thinking of all the people of Greece, “for letting us do all this. “slay on its peaceful shores.” On July 30th, filming in Greece officially wrapped, prompting Rian Johnson to state that they were halfway through filming Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery.
Filming finally wrapped on September 21, 2022. Netflix paid $450 million for the rights to Knives Out 2 and 3, giving Rian Johnson “immense creative control” over the sequels. The budget of each film is at least equal to the budget of the first, which means that both films will spend at least $80 million ($40 million each) on their budget.
Rian Johnson’s ‘Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery Plot
Little is known about the plot of Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery other than that Detective Benoit Blanc is investigating a new case. Rian Johnson has stated that apart from the return of Daniel Craig, this will be the only connection to the first film.
That means the Thrombey family won’t appear in any way. In an interview, Johnson said: “In my opinion, I don’t even see it as a sequel. For me it’s just that since we started working on it I’ve been like, ‘Look, if we can keep this going, the same. So, Agatha Christie wrote a lot of Poirot novels.
I mean, do that with Blanc and keep inventing more mysteries.” Brand new cast, brand new location, brand new mystery. It’s just another Benoit Blanc mystery and there seem to be so many different things you can do with it right? You know, it sounds like a lot of fun.