To many people’s surprise, Netflix has spent a fortune ensuring the future of Knives Out exclusively for their range of original content. We are keeping track of everything you need to know about Rian Johnson’s Knives Out 2 on Netflix, which is set to debut somewhere in 2022, including development updates, casting news, trailers, and, most crucially, the Netflix release date.
Rian Johnson’s Knives Out 2 is a forthcoming Netflix Original mystery film written and directed by him. While Netflix didn’t have any exclusive rights to the original Knives Out film, the streaming firm has subsequently invested $450 million to ensure that the sequels are exclusively theirs.
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According to recent sources, filming is set to begin this summer in Greece. Although no specific date has been set, ProductionWeekly reports that production could begin on June 28th. Rian Johnson came to Twitter on June 28th to announce that filming had commenced, thanking the people of Greece “for letting us do all this murdering on their tranquil coasts.”
What is the budget for the film?
Netflix has paid $450 million for the rights to Knives Out 2 and 3, giving Rian Johnson “incredible creative flexibility” over the sequels. Each film’s budget will be at least as large as the first, which means a minimum of $80 million ($40 million each) will be spent on both films’ budgets.
Who are the new Knives Out 2 cast members?
Like the original Knives Out film, the sequel will include some prominent Hollywood celebrities. Throughout May and June 2021, the names of those involved in the second film were gradually revealed.
Here they are in the order of announcement, but keep in mind that we have no idea what parts any of the actors will be portraying; Dave Bautista, Janelle Monáe, Kathryn Hahn, Leslie Odom Jr., Kate Hudson, Madelyn Cline & Jessica Henwick.
What is the storyline of Knives Out 2?
The plot of Knives Out 2 is unknown, except that Detective Benoit Blanc is investigating a fresh case. Rian Johnson has claimed that, aside from the return of Daniel Craig, that will be the sole link to the previous film. That means the Thrombeys will not appear in any way.
When will Knives Out 2 be available on Netflix?
An official release date is still several months away. However, we all do know that Knives Out 2 will be released on Netflix in 2022.