Cailee Spaeny and Josh O’Connor In Talks To Star In ‘Wake Up Dead Man: A Knives Out Mystery’


Cailee Spaeny And Josh O’connor In Talks For Knives Out Wake Up Dead Man

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The third Knives Out was simply confirmed to be coming to our screens in 2025, and now, following that, we are able to report that Cailee Spaeny and Josh O’Connor are in talks for main roles within the forthcoming sequel. Those two names are along with Lindsay Lohan and Tom Hardy, who’re additionally reportedly in talks to star. 

To carry you up to the mark, following the success of the primary Knives Out film beneath Lionsgate, Rian Johnson bought the rights to 2 future installments completely to Netflix. The first of these installments was launched in late 2022 as Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery. That film spent seven weeks within the world prime 10s, choosing up 301 million hours watched. The film went on to be watched 161.50 million hours all through the course of 2023, equating to 68.70 million views.

Since then, the third movie has been saved secret till final week.

On Friday, Netflix completely revealed the title for the forthcoming film and a few new title graphics by way of its personal TUDUM web site, with the title being Wake Up Dead Man: A Knives Out Mystery.

Following the announcement of the titles, Johnson posted on X saying, “I love everything about whodunnits, but one of the things I love most is how malleable the genre is. There’s a whole tonal spectrum from Carr to Christie, and getting to explore that range is one of the most exciting things about making Benoit Blanc movies,”

So far, the one confirmed actor for the forthcoming sequel is Daniel Craig, who will probably be reprising his function as Benoit Blanc.

We can now verify that Cailee Spaeny and Josh O’Connor are being eyed and are in talks (if not already signed) for roles within the upcoming sequel.

Cailee Spaeny has been featured in two high-profile movies not too long ago: taking part in Jessie in A24’s Civil War and starring because the titular character within the Elvis Presley biopic Priscilla. Other prior credit embody Bad Times on the El Royale and On the Basis of Sex.

O’Connor is coming off the again of Challengers, the place he starred alongside Zendaya and Mike Faist. Elsewhere, the actor is understood for his function in two seasons of Netflix’s flagship sequence, The Crown, wherein he performed Prince Charles.

We can even report that Lindsay Lohan and Tom Hardy, beforehand reported by Deuxmoi to be eyed for roles, have been in talks for the upcoming sequel.

Lindsay Lohan Tom Hardy Roles For Knives Out 3

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Filming schedules aren’t public but, however Johnson mentioned in a follow-up Tweet on Friday, “We’re about to go into production on the third one, and I’m very, very excited to share the title, which gives a little hint of where it’s going.”

We perceive that filming for the brand new film will start as quickly as June tenth, 2024.


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