Glenn Close Joins Wake Up Dead Man, the Third Knives Out Movie

Glenn Close is the latest star to board the new Knives out mystery movie. The actress joined the all-star cast of Wake Up Dead Man: A knife-edge mystery, Rian Johnson’s thriller starring Daniel Craig.

The Netflix feature has enjoyed massive success over the past week, furiously closing deals as it heads towards an early June production start in the UK.

Challengers“Josh O’Connor, Civil war actress Cailee Spaeny, Ripley star Andrew Scott and Scandal the former Kerry Washington is already on the suspect list (and perhaps represents a victim or two).

Plot details and character information are being held in the morgue, but the thriller is expected to follow the same circuitous route as Johnson’s previous one. Knives out mysteries. Eccentric, southern detective Benoit Blanc (Criag) will uncover the details of a murder surrounded by a coterie of colorful characters.

Johnson wrote the screenplay and directs. He also produces with his partner Ram Bergman through their T-Street banner.

Lionsgate released the first Knives out film in 2019. It grossed over $310 million at the worldwide box office and starred an ensemble cast including Craig, Chris Evans, Ana de Armas, Jamie Lee Curtis and Christopher Plummer, among others.

For monitoring Glass onion: a mystery at daggers drawnthe newly born franchise moved to Netflix with the 2022 installment featuring Craig, Edward Norton, Janelle Monáe, Kate Hudson, and Dave Bautista.

Close, an eight-time Academy Award nominee and three-time Tony winner, has several films in post-production, including Lee Daniel’s supernatural thriller. Delivery and action comedy Back to action, which marks Cameron Diaz’s first film in a decade and also stars Jamie Foxx. Both features will debut on Netflix.

She is repped by CAA, MGMT Entertainment and Loeb & Loeb.

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