The Return of Daniel Craig in ‘Knives Out 2’
‘Knives Out’ was undoubtedly one of the biggest hits of 2019. Directed by Rian Johnson, the film had an ensemble cast, including Daniel Craig, Chris Evans, Ana de Armas, and Jamie Lee Curtis, among others. The murder mystery was widely praised for its sharp writing, superb acting, and intricate plot. So, it was only natural that fans were eagerly waiting for a sequel to the acclaimed film.
The wait is finally over, as Netflix has announced the release of ‘Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery.’ The teaser of the film was released on Thursday evening, and it shows Daniel Craig once again donning the role of the mystery-solving detective, Benoit Blanc. The teaser promises a deadly game of murder and mayhem, with the likes of Edward Norton, Dave Bautista, Kate Hudson, and Janelle Monae joining the cast.
The Intriguing Costumes in ‘Glass Onion’
The costumes in ‘Glass Onion’ are worth noting, as the film’s costume designer, Jenny Eagan, has revealed in an interview with Men’s Health. Eagan has done an incredible job in creating a distinct look for each character, which complements their on-screen persona. She has swapped the classic knits from ‘Knives Out’ for more contemporary outfits, giving the film a stylish and modern look.
One particular character that stands out is the one played by Edward Norton. Eagan revealed that his character has a “manic, frenetic energy,” which is reflected in his wardrobe. Norton’s character wears an array of different jackets, each one having a different texture and color, representing his erratic personality.
The Return of the Mystery Genre
With the release of ‘Glass Onion,’ it seems that the mystery genre is back in full swing. The success of ‘Knives Out’ has paved the way for several upcoming films in the genre. Even television shows like ‘Mare of Easttown’ and ‘The Undoing’ have proven to be immensely popular with audiences, showcasing the public’s appetite for mysteries.
As we gear up for the release of ‘Glass Onion,’ we can only hope that it lives up to the expectations set by its predecessor. With an impressive cast and a talented crew, we are in for a thrilling ride.