Netflix has given fans their first look at Rian Johnson’s much-anticipated Glass Onion sequel.
His director admitted he “can’t wait” for the movie to be released, as the streaming giant shared a photo of a “glamorous European beach vacation”.
Daniel Craig is expected to reprise the role of detective Benoit Blanc for the sequel, which will see his character travel to Greece to peel away layers of mystery involving a colorful cast of suspects. new color.
Craig appeared alongside an all-star cast that included Edward Norton, Janelle Monae, Dave Bautista, Kathryn Hahn, Leslie Odom Jr and Kate Hudson.
Sharing a new look at the cast gathered around an elegant dining table, Netflix tweeted: “Nothing brings friends together like a killer party.”
In his own post, Johnson said: “Glass Onion is moving so fast and just saying for me personally, I CANNOT WAIT.
“Behold! The first pictures of our glamorous European beach vacation at whodunnit: ”
Revealing the film’s title in June, Johnson paid tribute to the work of detective novelist Agatha Christie and said he hopes to “compete” her with his films.
“What I love about Agatha Christie is how she never creatively kicks the water,” he said.
“I think there is a misconception that her books use the same formula over and over, but fans know the opposite is true.
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“It’s not just the setting or the method of killing, she’s constantly stretching the genre conceptually.
“Under the patronage of the lust, she wrote spy thrillers, killer horrors, serial killer hunts, gothic romances, character psychology research, captivating travel adventures.
“When I was doing Knives Out, that’s what excited me about the prospect of creating more mystery with Daniel as Benoit Blanc – to emulate Christie and make each movie feel like a whole new book, with a voiceover. its own tone, ambition, reason for being… and (ta dah) title.
The European premiere of Glass Onion will close the BFI London Film Festival in October.
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