Daniel Craig said Dame Angela Lansbury’s Bedknobs And Broomsticks remains one of his “favorite” films, describing her as “game” as she appears in his latest film Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery.
Ames Bond star Craig, 54, reprises his role as ingenious detective Benoit Blanc, who has seen him travel to Greece to unravel layers of mystery involving a new colorful group of suspects. .
The sequel features the final on-screen appearance of Murder actress She Wrote Dame Angela, who passed away “peacefully” in her sleep at the age of 96 on October 11.
Craig said on The Graham Norton Show: “It was her last performance. She is a game. As a fan, Bedknobs And Broomsticks remains one of my favorites.”
British-Irish and American actress best known for her role as Jessica Fletcher but her prolific production includes more than 50 films and a successful string of Broadway and television hits.
The Knives Out sequel also includes a posthumous appearance by Stephen Sondheim, who created musicals including Sweeney Todd and died last November.
Speaking of the character’s voice in the new film, Craig said: “There’s a very small passage in the script that says Benoir Blanc has a soft, melodious southern accent, which I clearly overlooked.”
The all-star cast includes Kate Hudson, Edward Norton, Dave Bautista, Janelle Monae, Kathryn Hahn, and Leslie Odom Jr and is directed by Rian Johnson.
When asked if he would appear in more Knives Out movies, Craig added: “Rian and I talk about it all the time and we’ll do them as long as people laugh and like them, and we’ll quit. go when they don’t like it. “
The Graham Norton Show airs on BBC One and BBC iPlayer on Fridays at 10:40pm.
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