Exclusive: In the first big casting to Rian Johnson
’s upcoming sequel to Knives Out, Sources tell Deadline Dave Bautista
is set to join Daniel Craig
in the next installment, which Netflix
recently landed the rights too in a monumental deal. Deadline first reported in March that Netflix was closing a deal north of $400 million for the next two installments, a historic deal for streamers. Johnson is back to write and direct the pic and will produce with his partner Ram Bergman
with Craig reprising the role of super sleuth Benoit Blanc.
Netflix had no comment.
Plot details are unknown at this time other then Craig returning to solve another mystery revolving around a large cast of suspects. It is also unknown who Bautista will be playing in the pic. Production is set to start this summer in Greece.
Best known for his action-heavy roles in like Guardians Of The Galaxy