Knives Out sequels bagged by Netflix
The sequel to the Daniel Craig-starrer, which fetched Rian Johnson an Academy Award nomination for Best Original Screenplay, will go on floors this summer
Streaming platform Netflix has cut a deal for two sequels for Rian Johnson's 2019 film, Knives Out. While Netflix has not revealed the price at which the deal was finalised, a report from Deadline indicates that it must have cost the platform around $450 million, making it one of Netflix's largest acquisitions.
The sequel for Daniel Craig-starrer, which fetched Johnson an Academy Award nomination for Best Original Screenplay, will go on floors this summer. The film will be produced by Johnson along with Ram Bergman and will have Craig returning as the lead.
The 2019 film, which follows a master detective investigating the death of the patriarch of a wealthy, dysfunctional family, featured an ensemble cast that included Chris Evans, Ana de Armas, Jamie Lee Curtis, Michael Shannon, Don Johnson, Toni Collette, Lakeith Stanfield, Katherine Langford, Jaeden Martell, and Christopher Plummer.