Netflix’s upcoming ‘Knives Out’ sequel has added actor Kate Hudson to the already packed star cast of the film.
As per The Hollywood Reporter, the actor has joined the first sequel to ‘Knives Out’, teaming up with a star-studded list of previously announced cast members including Kathryn Hahn, Dave Bautista, Janelle Monae, Leslie Odom Jr. and Edward Norton.
Actor Daniel Craig, who essayed the role of master sleuth Benoit Blanc in the hit 2019 whodunnit, will reprise the role in the sequel.
The upcoming second installment will be written and directed by Rian Johnson. He is also set to produce with Ram Bergman under their T-Street banner. Plot details are being kept under wraps but the follow-up will be another star-studded murder mystery anchored by Craig’s character Blanc.
‘Knives Out’ was released via Lionsgate in 2019, earning a total of USD 311.4 million at the box office on a USD 40 million budget. Johnson, who earned a 2020 Oscar nomination for the ‘Knives Out’ screenplay, told The Hollywood Reporter that he began working on the script shortly after the first film was released.