The Sequels of ‘Knives Out 2’ and ‘Knives Out 3’ will soon arrive on Netflix as the streaming platform has closed the deal for a whopping $450 million for the upcoming sequels. Writer-director Rian Johnson’s Knives Out was initially released back in 2019, and it featured Daniel Craig as Detective Benoit Blanc.
He was called for investigating the mysterious death of crime fiction writer Harlan Thrombey(Christopher Plummer). The film also featured Jamie Lee Curtis, Chris Evans, Don Johnson, Toni Collette, and many others. It has been revealed that Knives Out will get two more sequels as, according to Variety, Netflix has bought the rights for this film for $450 Million.
Knives Out 2 and Knives Out 3 Rights Bought By Netflix for $450 Million
Knives Out 2 and Knives Out 3 rights bought by Netflix for $450 million, here are the confirmation tweets
Netflix Buys ‘Knives Out’ Sequels for $450 Million https://t.co/6EmgfXAar4
— Variety (@Variety) March 31, 2021
Netflix cuts a deal for ‘Knives Out 2 & 3’ for $450M 🔪
Daniel Craig is returning
— Fandom (@getFANDOM) March 31, 2021
Rian Johnson also revealed that he would return as the director and writer for this movie. Daniel Craig will also return as Detective Blanc for this entirely new mystery thriller.
The new Knives Out movie will be a brand new movie series that will give tough competition to other streaming services such as Disney+, Apple TV+, Amazon Prime, and HBO Max.
It is guaranteed for sure that the Knives Out sequels will be one of the biggest movies in the coming days as the sequel’s price itself is one of the biggest deals ever made for the film’s rights.
The fans’ reaction to this Knives Out sequel has been impressive, and Many fans even are excited to see Daniel Craig reprising his role Benoit Blanc. It will be a completely new venture for Craig as his last James Bond film, ‘No Time to Die,’ is scheduled to release later this year.
As per our assumptions, Netflix might spend millions on promoting this film, and there might be a hike in the salary of Craig and the third installments, which will eventually expand the production budget for the sequels. However, it is still unclear whether Netflix will release this film only on the streaming platform or in theaters as well. The filming for Knives Out 2 will start in June 2021.