As of today, Knives Out will have a predecessor! Deadline reports that Lionsgate has approved for filmmakers to create a sequel to Knives Out. This time around, Knives Out’s second film will follow Daniel Craig‘s character detective, Benoit Blanc as he investigates a new case involving new suspects. The first movie hit big screens last November and has garnered $300 million. Knives Out was also nominated for three Golden Globe Awards, including Best Picture, and received an Academy Award-nomination for Best Screenplay.
The cast list includes Daniel Craig (Spectre), Chris Evans (Avengers: Infinity War), Ana de Armas (Blade Runner 2049), Michael Shannon (The Shape of Water), LaKeith Stanfield (Sorry To Bother You), Don Johnson (Book Club), Toni Collette (Hereditary), Christopher Plummer (Beginners), Katherine Langford (Love, Simon), Riki Lindhome (Kidding), Edi Patterson (The Last O.G.), Raúl Castillo (Atypical), and Jamie Lee Curtis (Halloween).
Production for Knives Out‘s second film will start as soon as possible.