Knives Out sequel has been confirmed at Lionsgate and Rion Johnson will be once again returning to direct the franchise. The first Knives Out movie was a critical and commercial success and have garnered over $400 million at just a budget of $50 million.
A sequel to Rian Johnson's #KnivesOut has officially been greenlit by Lionsgate.
The whodunit follow-up will follow Daniel Craig's character Benoit Blanc as he investigates a new mystery. pic.twitter.com/enak7PGvgH
— Rotten Tomatoes (@RottenTomatoes) February 6, 2020
Knives Out 2 was rumored to be in works since last November and finally, the film will go on floors soon. Here is everything you need to know about Knives Outs sequel release date, trailer, script, production, cast and plot details.
Knives Out 2 Release Date, Production and Trailer
Knives Out sequel is given a green signal by Lionsgate CEO Jon Feltheimer and the movie can go on floors very soon. Rion Johnson was already working on a ‘Knives Out 2’ script and production for the movie can start sooner than we expected. The sequel for Knives Out can hit the theaters earlier than fans thought, as Johnson has got a free schedule.
— IGN (@IGN) February 7, 2020
The director was in talks to work for a new Star Wars trilogy but Disney have now shifted their focus on Star Wars TV series and spin-offs at Disney plus. Based on the production schedule of the first movie, Knives Out sequel could easily be completed in a year and have an early 2022 release date. As for the Knives Out 2 trailer, fans could expect to catch the first glimpses before the end of this year.
Knives Out 2 Plot Spoilers and Cast
Knives Out sequel would be another whodunit story with Daniel Craig as Benoit Blanc solving another crime in a different part of the country. It means that none of the Thrombey family will be back and the second movie will bring in new characters for sure.
Daniel Craig will be the only cast member to return for Knives Out 2 and he will be accompanied by other talented actors. Benoit Blanc will be up for solving another crime mystery using his detective skills in Knives Out 2 which will release very soon.