If you're a fan of the whodunnit mystery genre, then you're in for a treat. The Knives Out franchise is back with an all-new movie. We've got all the details on where you can watch Knives Out 2 and the official release date for the second outing of Detective Benoit Blanc. The sequel is officially known as Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery.
As of right now, the only place to watch Knives Out 2 (Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery) is on Netflix.
As for the release date, it's currently set for December 23th, 2022. That's a great way to start the holiday season!
Anticipation for the movie is already high, so be sure to mark your calendars.
What we know about ‘Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery'
Detective Benoit Blanc travels to Greece to peel back the layers of a mystery involving a new cast of colourful suspects.
In the first trailer for Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery, we see a glimpse of Blanc's newest case, which is a doozy.
A strange set of invites, a reclusive billionaire's private island, and an affluent set of friends are all connected. Oh, and there's that curious death to consider.
The trailer above, also provides a sneak peek into the film's colourful ensemble. Kate Hudson, Dave Bautista, Jessica Henwick, Kathryn Hahn, Leslie Odom Jr., Madelyn Cline, Janelle Monáe and Edward Norton all get their chance to shine in the Greek sun.
If you can't wait for this movie, then you're in luck. Netflix has given fans the chance to start solving the mystery with an immersive web experience. Head over to www.knivesoutmystery.com to start your investigation.
So there you have it! Knives Out 2 is coming to Netflix on December 23rd, 2022. In the meantime, you can check out the trailer and website.
Where Can I Watch the Original Movie?
While we wait, why not brush up on your knowledge of the first movie? You can check out our review, which scored it a very impressive 9.1/10.
We also have a list of 7 fantastic movies and series like Knives Out, in case you need something to watch in the meantime.
The original Knives Out was released in 2019 to critical acclaim and became an instant hit with audiences around the world.
The movie follows Detective Benoit Blanc (played by Daniel Craig) as he investigates the suspicious death of crime novelist Harlan Thrombey (played by Christopher Plummer).
The all-star cast also includes Jamie Lee Curtis, Ana de Armas, Daniel Craig, Chris Evans, Toni Collette, Don Johnson, Katherine Langford, LaKeith Stanfield, Christopher Plummer, and Michael Shannon.
You can stream the first Knives Out movie on Amazon Prime, Apple TV and Google Play store.
Unfortunately, you'll have to pay to rent or purchase the movie if you live in the United States or the United Kingdom.
Netflix subscribers in Japan and Australia can stream the movie as part of their subscription.
The second instalment has a stellar cast with some big Hollywood names including:
- Daniel Craig (Benoit Blanc)
- Madelyn Cline (Whiskey)
- Dave Bautista (Milo)
- Kate Hudson (Birdie Jay)
- Edward Norton (Miles Bron)
Fans will no doubt be yearning to see Daniel Craig as the iconic Southern detective character once more. However, several fresh faces have been drafted in to give the franchise a new lease of life.
Kate Hudson and Edward Norton round off the ensemble as Birdie Jay and Miles Bron respectively.
Where Is Knives Out 2 Filmed?
The movie was filmed on location in (Spetses) Greece, making the most of the stunning scenery and architecture the island has to offer.
Maggie Gyllenhaal's 2021 feature film The Lost Daughter also used the Island as its location.
Will There Be a Knives Out 3?
The short answer is almost certainly YES! Why am I so confident? well, Netflix paid an eye-popping $450 million for the rights to both Knives Out 2 and 3.
Although no detail has been released on the plot of the third movie, it is safe to say that writer/director Rian Johnson has plenty more tricks up his sleeve for us. We can't wait!