Knives Out is an upcoming 2019 American comedy mystery film written and directed by Rian Johnson.The film stars 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.
In the trailer for the star studded murder mystery, everyone is a suspect. After a wealthy patriarch and renowned crime novelist Harlan Thrombey (Christopher Plummer) is found dead at his 85th birthday party, two detectives (Daniel Craig and Lakeith Stanfield) take center stage to investigate the mysterious death. However, things get hairier once a supporting cast of seedy characters emerges, including a foul mouthed Chris Evans who repeatedly tells his family.“Ladies and gentleman, I would like to request you all stay until the investigation is completed,” Craig’s character tells the family.Knives Out to be released on 27 November 2019.
The murder-mystery movie quickly came together late last year, and immediately attracted one of the most star-studded ensembles in recent memory. With a cast headlined by Daniel Craig, Chris Evans, Jamie Lee Curtis, Christopher Plummer, and more, Knives Out is easily one of the most intriguing non-franchise offerings of 2019.
Johnson, in his first feature since Star Wars: The Last Jedi describes the movie as Alfred Hitchcock meets Agatha Christie. The A-list ensemble also includes Ana de Armas, Jamie Lee Curtis, Don Johnson, Michael Shannon, Katherine Langford and Jaeden Martell.
Plummer, whose character is the murder victim plays Harlan Thrombey a famous author who dies during his 85th birthday party. According to Johnson Harlan has a massive empire to his name and his extended family “to one degree or another live based on his success. It sounds as if wealth is the primary motivation behind the crime, and Daniel Craig’s Benoit Blanc most likely suspects one of the other Thrombeys was behind it. That’s why he doesn’t want anyone to leave until the investigation is completed.