Andrew Scott joins Josh O'Connor and Cailee Spaeny for Wake Up Dead Man: A Knives Out Mystery

The film will mark a second collaboration between Daniel Craig and Andrew Scott, who have previously worked together in the James Bond film Spectre
Andrew Scott joins Josh O'Connor and Cailee Spaeny for Wake Up Dead Man: A Knives Out Mystery

Andrew Scott, last seen in Ripley, has boarded the cast of the third film in the Knives Out franchise, Wake Up Dead Man. He joins the recently announced Josh O'Connor, and Cailee Spaeny, and Daniel Craig who will be reprising his role as Benoit Blanc.

Wake Up Dead Man: A Knives Out Mystery is expected to go on floors with 2025 being its target for release. Rian Johnson, who helmed the first two films, namely Knives Out and Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery, is returning to direct the third film from a script he wrote. He is also set to produce the film with his partner, Ram Bergman under the T-Street Pictures banner.

Wake Up Dead Man will mark a second collaboration between Craig and Scott, who have previously worked together in the James Bond film Spectre (2015).

Scott rose to fame as the 'hot priest' from Phoebe Waller-Bridge's Fleabag. He was recently seen as the titular character in Netflix's Ripley, a neo-noir psychological-thriller series based on Patricia Highsmith's 1955 crime novel The Talented Mr. Ripley. He was also seen alongside Paul Mescal in the critically acclaimed All Of Us Strangers, helmed by Andrew Haigh. Coming up, he also has Back in Action upcoming American action comedy film directed by Seth Gordon and also starring Cameron Diaz, Jamie Foxx and Kyle Chandler among others.

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