Netflix will produce two consecutive series of “Knives Out”, which was nominated in the recent Oscars, after winning an auction that the Hollywood press estimated at more than $ 400 million.
According to a special report published by “Deadline” newspaper, on Wednesday, the “running” giant will finalize the details of the millionaire agreement, the exact amount of which is unknown, and which Daniel Craig will repeat in the title role.
The director of the original film, Ryan Johnson, will also have creative control in both parts.
Knives outside 2 Filming will begin this summer in Greece, though The cast has yet to be fully confirmedCuban: Anna de Armas, Chris Evans, Jimmy Lee Curtis, Christopher Plummer, Michael Shannon, Tony Collette and Don Johnson.
In addition to this movie, Netflix’s plan is to have a third installment that turns the brand into a franchise to add to its catalog, and now it has to compete against other platforms like Disney + and HBO Max, both of which have profitable stories like Marvel or Star Wars. Or DC Comics.
With revenues of $ 311 million worldwide, on a budget of 40 million, Knives Out has become one of the biggest box office successes of 2019.
Honoring and parodying the stories of Agatha Christie, the “Knives Out” plot began with the investigation into the death of the Patriarch (Plummer) to a wealthy family.
The tape received 97 percent positive reviews on the review aggregator. Rotten tomatoes It received an Academy Award nomination (Best Original Screenplay by Ryan Johnson) and three Golden Globe Award nominations: Best Musical or Comedy Film, Best Musical or Comedy Actor for Daniel Craig and Best Actress in Musical or Comedian for Anna de Armas.