Monday, September 16, 2019

Daniel Craig: "Knives Out"

The new mystery feature "Knives Out" is written and directed by Rian Johnson ("Star Wars: The Last Jedi") starring Daniel Craig, Chris Evans, Ana de Armas, Jamie Lee Curtis, Toni Collette, Don Johnson, Michael Shannon, Lakeith Stanfield, Katherine Langford, Jaeden Martell and Christopher Plummer, opening November 27, 2019:

".... a modern take on the whodunit murder mystery, the film follows a family gathering gone horribly awry...

" renowned crime novelist 'Harlan Thrombey' (Plummer) is found dead at his estate just after his 85th birthday. 

"The inquisitive and debonair 'Det. Benoit Blanc' (Craig) is mysteriously enlisted to investigate. 

"From Harlan's dysfunctional family to his devoted staff, Blanc sifts through a web...

"...of red herrings and self-serving lies to uncover the truth behind Harlan's untimely death..."

Cast also includes Riki Lindhome, Edi Patterson, Raúl Castillo, Noah Segan, Frank Oz and M. Emmet Walsh.

Johnson cited several classic mystery thrillers as influences on the film, including "Evil Under the Sun", "Murder by Death", "Death on the Nile", "The Last of Sheila", "Deathtrap", "Clue", "Gosford Park", "The Mirror Crack'd", "Something's Afoot", "Murder on the Orient Express" and "The Private Eyes".

Click the images to enlarge and Sneak Peek "Knives Out"...