Netflix buys ‘Knives Out’ sequels for this huge amount, Daniel Craig to return

The ‘Knives Out’ world is expanding

The 2019 Oscar-nominated movie is getting a sequel, not one but two and this time for Netflix. As per the reports, the streaming giant has cracked a deal of two follow-ups of 2019 hit ‘Knives Out 2’ and ‘Knives Out 3’, for  $450 million, which is reportedly one of the biggest streamer movie deals in history.

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The immediate sequel will see Rian Johnson is again donning the hat of director and writer with the James Bond star Daniel Craig, who is again to reprise his role as detective Benoit Blanc. While the news of a sequel was already circulating in 2020 after Lionsgate CEO Jon Feltheimer confirmed the studio is officially moving forward with a movie sequel.

The mystery film follows the story of a master detective investigating the death of the patriarch of a wealthy, dysfunctional family. The film features an ensemble cast of Christopher Plummer, Daniel Craig, Jamie Lee Curtis, Toni Collette, Don Johnson, Chris Evans and others.

‘Knives Out’ was a huge hit and grossed over $311.4 million in worldwide ticket sales and also landed Johnson a 2021 Academy Award nomination for best original screenplay.

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