13 April 2024
From Glass Onion (2022)

Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery To Close BFI London Film Festival

The festival season have been running on full steam for a while. Today the BFI have announced Rian Johnson‘s Knives Out sequel, Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery is set to close 2022 London Film Festival.

Daniel Craig is set to return as debonair master sleuth Benoit Blanc. This time the renowned crime writer’s mansion is replaced with Mediterranean waters around   Greece. Whodunnit this time and how will they go, will there be more than one victim?

That colourful cast also includes Edward Norton, Janelle Monáe, Kathryn Hahn, Leslie Odom Jr. Jessica Henwick, Madelyn Cline with Kate Hudson and Dave Bautista.

Related Post: Film Review – Knives Out (2019)

We don’t know much about the actual synopsis for this one. Glass Onion teases this film will have several layers to it, intentions or those layers victims?

Here’s the official Synopsis that Netflix have sent us…
In the follow-up to Rian Johnson’s 2018 Knives Out, Daniel Craig reprises the role of master sleuth, Detective Benoit Blanc, travelling to Greece to peel back the layers of a mystery involving a new cast of colourful suspects.

Both films were produced by Johnson and Ram Bergman, who will also be in attendance, under their T-Street banner, and the previous film earned Johnson an Academy Award® nomination for Best Adapted Screenplay.

I’m thrilled to be back at LFF with Glass Onion, and it’s an honour to be closing the festival. A proper whodunnit really does belong in London, so it feels a bit like coming home!” said Johnson.

Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery doesn’t have an exact UK or Irish release date just yet. Netflix will set to release the film first in cinemas, then on their channel later this year. The film will make it’s European premiere on 16th October.

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