It was announced today that KNIVES OUT, written and directed by Rian Johnson (Star Wars: The Last Jedi, Looper) and starring Daniel Craig, Ana de Armas, Chris Evans, and Jamie Lee Curtis, will be streaming exclusively on Amazon Prime Video on June 12th, 2020.
Knives Out received critical acclaim, particularly for its direction, screenplay, and acting, and grossed $312 million worldwide on a $40 million budget. The film received three nominations at the 77th Golden Globe Awards in the Musical or Comedy category: Best Motion Picture, Best Actor for Daniel Craig, and Best Actress for Ana de Armas. It received Best Original Screenplay nominations at the 73rd British Academy Film Awards and 92nd Academy Awards as well. It was also selected by the American Film Institute and the National Board of Review as one of the top ten films of 2019.
Lionsgate announced in February 2020 that a sequel was in development.
Check out our review of the movie HERE.
About Knives Out
Synopsis: When renowned crime novelist Harlan Thrombey is found dead at his estate just after his 85th birthday, the inquisitive and debonair Detective Benoit Blanc is mysteriously enlisted to investigate. From Harlan’s dysfunctional family to his devoted staff, Blanc sifts through a web of red herrings and self-serving lies to uncover the truth behind Harlan’s untimely death.
Director: Rian Johnson
Writer: Rian Johnson
Stars: Daniel Craig, Chris Evans, Jamie Lee Curtis, Ana de Armas, Michael Shannon, Don Johnson, Toni Collette, LaKeith Stanfield, Katherine Langford, Jaeden Martell, and Christopher Plummer
Run time: 2 Hours, 10 Minutes