Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery is a standalone sequel to Knives Out, which was released in 2019. Johnson made it clear that Glass Onion was a solo movie with a new story and cast except for Daniel Craig, who is back with his role as a Detective to investigate a new case. Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery is an American film written and directed by Rian Johnson. The cinematography of Steve Yedlin is one of the major highlights of the film.
The film runs in the murder mystery genre, or we can call it a ‘whodunit’ format. The producers of the film as Rian Johnson and Ram Bergman. It was revealed in 2020 that Rian Johnson was working on a story with Craig scheduled to repeat his part. For $469 million in March 2021, Netflix acquired the rights to two Knives Out sequels.
Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery Cast
The film is filled with lots of talented and star-studded cast.
- Daniel Craig as Detective Benoit Blanc.
- Edward Norton as Miles Bron, a tech entrepreneur with a net worth of billions.
- Janelle Monae as Cassandra “Andi” Brand, the ex-business partner of Miles and a tech entrepreneur.
- Kathryn Hahn as Claire Debella, Connecticut’s governor who is now thriving for the Senate.
- Leslie Odom Jr. portrays Lionel Toussaint, a scientist working under Miles.
- Jessica Henwick as Peg, assistant of Birdie.
- Madelyn Cline as Whiskey, an assistant on a YouTube Channel and girlfriend of Duke.]
- Kate Hudson as Birdie Jay, an old supermodel, transformed into a fashion designer.
- Dave Bautista as Duke Cody, a star on YouTube and Men’s rights activist.
- Ethan Hawke as assistant to Miles.
- Dallas Roberts as ‘the Husband’ of Claire.
- Jackie Hoffman as ‘the Mother’ of Duke.
- As the voice of Miles’ clock, Joseph Gordon-Levitt also makes a brief cameo. In addition, Stephen Sondheim also appeared for a less period.
Knives Out (2019)
“Knives Out” is the first part of the movie series, and “Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery” is the sequel. Knives Out was released in 2019. The plot revolves around the investigation of the death of an older man from a combative family with different occupations. Daniel Craig reprises the role of Detective Benoit Blanc, who is in the pursuit of finding the killer and unfolding the mysteries.
The movie has a 97% approval rating from more than 500 reviews on the aggregate website Rotten Tomatoes, with an 8.3/10 average score. In addition, the film was selected as one of the best ten movies of 2019 by Time magazine, the National Board of Reviews, and the American Film Institute. Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery is not the continuation sequel of Knives Out, but it is a whole new different film with a new mystery.
Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery Plot
Billionaire in the tech industry Miles Bron invites his buddies to a vacation on a private Greek island. Detective Benoit Blanc is back and assigned to the case after a body is discovered. Detective Benoit Blanc sets off for Greece to solve the mystery involving a new group of interesting suspects. The plot revolves around how the detective hunts down the killer, and the drama between the characters gets built. In addition, we get the thrill and fun.
Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery Release Date
At the Toronto International Film Festival, which happened on the 10th of September,2022, Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery had its world premiere. We also have an update that it will also screen at the BFI London Film Festival on the 16th of October, 2022. The film is scheduled to be released in only a few selected cinemas in November.
Later, the film will be streamed on the 23rd of December, 2022, on Netflix. 90% of the 60+ reviews from reviewers on the review aggregator website Rotten Tomatoes are favorable, with an overall rating of 8.3/10. According to separate statements by Daniel Craig and Rian Johnson, the pair will continue developing more movies in the series as long as they work together.
Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery Trailer
The official trailer of Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery is available on the official YouTube channel of Netflix. The trailer has more than 11M views. The trailer has given us insight into one of the best mystery thrillers, Knives Out’s sequel. You can watch the trailer below.
Where To Watch Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery?
Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery is not yet released to stream. Until then, you can watch its first part, Knives Out, available to binge on Lions Gate Play, Amazon Prime Video, Vudu, and Apple TV. Although, the second part will be released on Netflix.
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