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Edward Norton joins cast of Knives Out 2

Oscar-nominated Hollywood actor Edward Norton is the latest addition to Rian Johnson’s murder mystery sequel, Knives Out.

Adelle Fernandes| OTTplay
May 11, 2021
 
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Hollywood actor Edward Norton is the latest addition to Rian Johnson’s Knives Out sequel, which is set to begin production soon in Greece. The Fight Club actor joins Dave Bautista, who played Drax the Destroyer in the Marvel Cinematic Universe.

The Oscar-nominated actor’s casting in the film speaks volumes of Johnson’s script, and fans are waiting to learn more about his role in the movie that will have Daniel Craig in the lead role as Detective Benoit Blanc.

Nominated for an Oscar for the Best Original Screenplay, the 2019 film Knives Out quickly became one of the year’s most entertaining movies. Earlier this year, Netflix struck a $450 million deal for not one but two sequels of the enthralling murder mystery, with Johnson coming on board to direct the first sequel.

While Netflix has not made an official announcement, according to Deadline, production is set to being in June 2021 in Greece.

Craig is reportedly the only actor returning from the original movie, which also had Ana de Armas and Chris Evans. While both Norton and Bautista’s characters are under wraps, the film promises to be another entry in the franchise that will surely have the audiences on the edge of their seats. More surprises in the casting department are expected Detective Blanc will need to investigate several captivating suspects to get to the bottom of his case.

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