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4 Big Stars Join the Cast of Rian Johnson Mystery Series 'Poker Face'!

The Rian Johnson series is growing!

The upcoming Peacock show Poker Face just added even more big names to the cast, via Variety.

The one-hour mystery series finds the Star Wars: Episode VIII – The Last Jedi director serving as writer, director, and 10 episodes have already been ordered.

Plot and character details for the series are being kept largely under wraps, though sources say the show will follow a procedural format, with different murders being solved in each episode.

“I’m very excited to dig into the type of fun, character driven, case-of-the-week mystery goodness I grew up watching,” he said of the upcoming show.

Find out which big names are attached…

'Knives Out 2' Is Due Out in Late 2022 With a Likely Debut at a Festival!

Knives Out 2 is coming!

The highly anticipated sequel to Knives Out, featuring Daniel Craig reprising his role as Private Detective Benoit Blanc, is set to arrive later in 2022, via Variety.

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Daniel Craig's Massive Payday for 'Knives Out' Sequel Revealed - One of the Biggest Ever!

It was announced last week that Daniel Craig will be reprising his role as Benoit Blanc in two upcoming sequels to Knives Out and now his massive payday has been revealed.

The upcoming movies will stream exclusively on Netflix after the company paid a huge amount money to secure the rights to the sequels.

When the news was announced, it was rumored that Netflix paid over $400 million to buy the two movies, but now THR has revealed the number is actually $469 million.

The new report also gave a breakdown of how that money will be spent, including paydays for Daniel, writer and director Rian Johnson, and producer Ram Bergman.

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'Knives Out' 2 & 3 Coming to Netflix, Rian Johnson & Daniel Craig Set to Return!

The Knives Out franchise is expanding in a huge way!

Netflix is closing on a deal to make not one, but two sequels to the 2019 hit movie Knives Out, which would be directed by Rian Johnson and will star Daniel Craig once again, Deadline reported Wednesday (March 31).

Daniel Craig will reprise his role as Benoit Blanc. Rian wrote the original movie, and has written the sequels.

Sources say the deal will be worth more than $400 million, making it one of the biggest streamer movie deals in history.

While the news of a sequel was already known and reported earlier in 2020, it was not known that there was a bidding war between streamers. It appears that Netflix has won out in a huge deal.

The first film cost $40 million, and brought in a global gross of $311 million.

The first of the two planned sequels will begin shooting on June 28 in Greece, and casting for the movie will start soon.

One of the film’s big stars revealed they almost passed on the role.

Rian Johnson Reveals What to Expect From 'Knives Out' Sequel

Rian Johnson is opening up about the newly announced Knives Out sequel.

The director made an appearance at SiriusXM Hollywood Studios on Thursday (February 6) and spoke with SiriusXM’s Jess Cagle and Julia Cunningham on The Jess Cagle Show in Los Angeles.

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“I have to write it! Do you have any ideas?” he joked when asked about the plot of the new sequel.

He confirmed Daniel Craig will be back as Benoit Blanc.

“In my mind, I don’t even think of it in terms of a sequel…ever since we started working on this, I was like, look, if we can keep this going the same way Agatha Christie wrote a bunch of Poirot novels and do that with Blanc and keep making mysteries. Whole new cast, Whole new location, whole new mystery…there’s so many different things you can do with it,” he said.

When asked where it would be set, he simply joked: “Space.”

Watch him talk about the Knives Out sequel…

Jojo Rabbit's Taika Waititi & Parasite's Bong Joon-ho Win Top Prizes at WGA Awards 2020!

Taika Waititi and Bong Joon-ho pose together with their awards while backstage at the 2020 Writers Guild of America Awards on Saturday (February 1) at Edison Ballroom in New York City.

Taika won the Best Adapted Screenplay award for Jojo Rabbit while Bong won the Best Original Screenplay award for Parasite. They’re now the favorites to the win the Oscars as well!

Also in the Best Adapted Screenplay category were Micah Fitzerman-Blue and Noah Harpster for A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood, Steven Zaillian for The Irishman, Todd Phillips and Scott Silver for Joker, and Greta Gerwig for Little Women.

Also in the Best Original Screenplay category were Sam Mendes and Krysty Wilson-Cairns for 1917, Emily Halpern & Sarah Haskins and Susanna Fogel and Katie Silberman for Booksmart, Rian Johnson for Knives Out, and Noah Baumbach for Marriage Story.

Greta, Noah, Rian, and Katie were all at the east coast ceremony while Micah, Noah, and Steven attended the west coast ceremony. Kevin Bacon presented both awards in NY.

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Leonardo DiCaprio & Brad Pitt Step Out For Oscars Nominee Luncheon

Leonardo DiCaprio and Brad Pitt step out for the annual luncheon in celebration of the 92nd Oscars in Hollywood on Monday afternoon (January 27).

The two nominated actors were joined by their Once Upon a Time in Hollywood director, Quentin Tarantino.

Other stars and directors in attendance were The Two PopesJonathan Pryce, The Irishman‘s Robert De Niro, Parasite‘s Bong Joon-Ho, Joker‘s Todd Phillips, and Jojo Rabbit‘s Taika Waititi.

1917‘s Sam Mendes, Dean-Charles Chapman, and George Mackay were also spotted inside the venue with Knives Out‘s Rian Johnson.

The 2020 Oscars will take place on Sunday, February 9.

35+ pictures of Leonardo DiCaprio, Brad Pitt, Robert De Niro and more at the Oscars Nominee Luncheon…

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