On returning to the Knives Out franchise with Glass Onion, star Daniel Craig reveals how lengthy it took to re-learn his character’s signature accent.
To put together for Benoit Blanc’s newest journey, Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery star Daniel Craig needed to re-learn the detective’s distinctive Southern twang a second time
In an interview with Empire, Craig admitted bringing this specific accent again took some further apply throughout the Knives Out sequel’s pre-production stage. “I went away to work with an accent coach for 3 or 4 months earlier than we began taking pictures [Glass Onion],” he confessed. “I’d forgotten the accent and I did not need to do a pastiche. I needed to make it as grounded and as anchored in actuality as potential.”
With Blanc being the first focus of Glass Onion, director Rian Johnson hinted at a extra advanced exploration of his id via fieldwork. “Like with Poirot and Miss Marple, what’s enjoyable is how the weather of Benoit’s character reveal themselves via his act of fixing every one in all these mysteries,” Johnson acknowledged.
Past Knives Out
Like Knives Out, Glass Onion boasts a big A-list ensemble solid starring reverse Craig in his newest homicide thriller. The movie will see Blanc examine the homicide of a visitor attending a tech billionaire’s personal Greek island, together with his remaining buddies and confidants changing into suspects on the crime scene. The billionaire — formally named Miles Bron — will probably be performed by Edward Norton, whereas names like Katheryn Hahn, Dave Bautista, Janelle Monáe, Ethan Hawke, Lelise Odom Jr. and Jessica Henwick make up Glass Onion‘s supporting solid. An official trailer has but to drop.
Glass Onion would be the first of two Knives Out sequels produced by Netflix, who purchased the film’s rights in March 2021 for $450 million. Johnson will direct each along with one other mystery-themed challenge — this time a TV collection — for Peacock known as Poker Face.
While Craig’s Knives Out co-star Ana De Armas will not be returning, she is at the moment hooked up to numerous big-budget tasks. De Armas not too long ago starred alongside Ryan Gosling and Chris Evans in Netflix’s The Grey Man and can play famed Hollywood icon, Marilyn Monroe, within the streaming service’s upcoming drama Blonde. She’s additionally been confirmed because the titular lead of Ballerina, a revenge-thriller set on the planet of the John Wick franchise.
Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery will launch on Netflix on Dec. 23.