Netflix to debut Knives Out sequel in cinemas
October 7, 2022
By Nik Roseveare
Netflix has announced a one week preview event for Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery, from November 23rd, in cinemas aroud the globe.
The sequel to 2019 hit movie Knives Out will be the first-ever Netflix film to debut across all three major US theatrical chains: AMC, Regal, and Cinemark. The film will also play in additional select cinemas in the US and internationally including Canada, the UK, Ireland, Italy, Germany, Spain, Israel, Australia and New Zealand. The movie will debut globally on Netflix one month later on December 23rd.
Writer and director, Rian Johnson, commented: “I’m over the moon that Netflix has worked with AMC, Regal and Cinemark to get Glass Onion in theatres for this one of a kind sneak preview. These movies are made to thrill audiences, and I can’t wait to feel the energy of the crowd as they experience Glass Onion. Between this and the release on Netflix in December, I’m excited that audiences around the world will be able to enjoy the film.”
Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery sees Daniel Craig return as southern sleuth Benoit Blanc as he peels back the layers on a new mystery surrounded by a line-up of suspects played by a star-studded cast that includes Edward Norton, Janelle Monáe, Kathryn Hahn, Leslie Odom Jr, Jessica Henwick, Madelyn Cline with Kate Hudson and Dave Bautista.
Scott Stuber, Head of Global Film at Netflix, commented: “We’re excited to offer fans an exclusive sneak preview of Rian’s incredible film. Given the excitement surrounding the premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival, we hope fans will enjoy this special theatrical event in celebration of the film’s global debut on Netflix in December.”