Rian Johnson Announces Knives Out 3 Set in America, Promising Another Gripping Mystery

News - 17 October 2023

Rian Johnson has found success with his two Knives Out films, and fans are eagerly anticipating the third installment. The film, officially titled Knives Out 3, has been announced by Johnson himself in a recent interview. The director expressed his excitement for the project now that the strike in Hollywood has ended, allowing him to fully immerse himself in the creative process.

Johnson revealed that he already has a clear vision for the film and is currently in the process of writing the story. While details about the plot are scarce, it has been confirmed that Knives Out 3 will take place in America. This marks a departure from the previous film, Glass Onion, which was set in Greece.

In Glass Onion, Daniel Craig's character, Benoit Blanc, tackled a mystery in Greece. However, for the upcoming film, Blanc will be traveling to 'the States' to solve a new case. Johnson expressed his desire to explore different settings for the Knives Out series, mentioning Paris and the Alps as potential locations.

Ultimately, he decided that an American setting would be appropriate for the third installment.The director explained, "Glass Onion may have taken place elsewhere, but at its core, it is a story about a group of Americans on an island. I believe it makes sense to bring the third film closer to home and explore the dynamic within a group of Americans in an American setting.

"Despite the success of the first two films, Johnson acknowledged that creating a new installment comes with its own set of challenges. He expressed his commitment to delivering a film that lives up to the expectations set by its predecessors. Johnson's unique storytelling style and knack for creating suspenseful and captivating mysteries have garnered praise from audiences and critics alike.

Knives Out 3 is expected to deliver the same blend of wit, intrigue, and suspense that have become synonymous with the series. With the announcement of the film, fans can look forward to another thrilling adventure with the enigmatic detective, Benoit Blanc.As production on Knives Out 3 progresses, details about the cast, plot, and release date are sure to emerge.

Fans can expect to be kept on the edge of their seats as they eagerly anticipate the latest installment in the beloved franchise. Johnson's creative vision and dedication to storytelling promise to make Knives Out 3 a must-see film for fans of the mystery genre.