Daniel Craig couldn’t understand why everyone was obsessed with his Knives Out co-star Chris Evans’ sweater in the movie.
The former James Bond – who plays Detective Benoit Blanc in Rian Johnson’s thriller franchise – couldn’t figure out the cable-knit sweater Chris’ alter-ego Hugh Ransom Drysdalel wears in the 2019 film .
Daniel, 54, told BBC Radio 1: “It’s the little bit that’s beyond me. I don’t understand. It’s like Chris Evans wearing a sweater.
Confused: Daniel Craig couldn’t understand why everyone was obsessed with his ‘Knives Out’ co-star Chris Evans’ sweater in the movie
“It looks like he’s naked or at least naked from the waist down, wearing a sweater. I’m like, ‘He’s just wearing a sweater.’ The news is like “Chris Evans is wearing a sweater!”
He added: ‘Of course it’s a life. He does it very well. He wears it very nicely.
The sequel, “Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery”, has just been released. But Rian has just admitted that he’s annoyed that ‘Knives Out’ is included in the title.
The filmmaker says he worked hard to make sure the original film and the recent release felt like separate films that could exist independently of each other and he wasn’t happy with the full title.
‘It’s just a sweater!’: The former James Bond – who plays Detective Benoit Blanc in Rian Johnson’s thriller franchise – couldn’t quite figure out the cable-knit sweater as Chris’ alter-ego, Hugh Ransom Drysdalel, wears in 2019 browse
Speaking to The Atlantic, he said: “I did my best to make them self-sufficient. Honestly, I’m angry that we have “A Knives Out Mystery” in the title. You know? I want it to be simply called “Glass Onion”.
“I get it, and I want everyone who liked the first movie to know that it’s the next in the series, but also, all I’m interested in is that it’s a new novel ready to be released. job every time. But there’s a thousand-sun gravity to serialized storytelling.
Daniel is the only actor from the first film to return for the second film.
And Rian also admitted that he would have preferred a longer theatrical release from Netflix.
He said, “I wish it was longer; I wish there was more. But also, I appreciate that Netflix did this, because it was a huge effort on their part, and the channels, to reach across the aisle and make it happen. I hope it works really well so that we can demonstrate that they can complement each other.
“Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery” stars Edward Norton, Janelle Monáe, Kathryn Hahn, Leslie Odom Jr., Jessica Henwick, Madelyn Cline, Kate Hudson and Dave Bautista.
The sequel to the 2019 film Knives Out, sees James Bond star Daniel Craig reprise his role as master detective Benoit Blanc as he tackles a new case involving a tech billionaire and his old friends.
‘Self-contained’: The director, 49, says he worked hard to make the original Knives Out and its sequel Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery look like separate movies that could exist independently of each other
The 54-year-old actor stars in the American detective film alongside Janelle Monáe, Dave Bautista, Edward Norton, Kate Hudson and Leslie Odom Jr.
With Glass Onion released just months after Musk acquired Twitter, Rian noted how uncanny the similarities between the film and real life were.
‘He’s so weird. It’s very weird, he said. “I hope there’s no secret marketing department at Netflix funding this Twitter takeover.”
Billionaire: Glass Onion follows a tech billionaire, played by Edward Norton, who invites a group of friends to a private island near Greece
Rian also talked about placing the film in the context of the pandemic. He explained: “You build a little microcosm of society with the suspects and the power structure within the suspects.
“It’s this thing that we all went through and now we have all these coded signs to get a glimpse of these characters, like their choice of mask.”
Taking to Twitter to draw comparisons between Bron’s character and Musk, one user wrote: ‘Bloody h*ll. Come to think of it, Edward Norton’s character is so reminiscent of Elon Musk’s, which was also reported by NME
Another user tweeted: “D*mn, really brave Netflix and Glass Onion for outright calling Elon Musk an absolute idiot and still having a Twitter account.”
Someone else appeared to sum up a number of comments by writing, “Is Glass Onion a thinly veiled dig at Elon Musk?” [sic]’
Pandemic: Rian also talked about setting the film in the context of the pandemic. He explained: ‘You build a little microcosm of society with the suspects and the power structure within the suspects’