Everything You Want to Know About Rian Johnson’s Knives Out

Written by Prajakta Nagore

Knives Out is Rian Johnson’s new star-studded movie, set to release in India on the 29th of November. It is a thriller/drama movie and is about a trooper and detective who end up travelling to the estate of a patriarch who died on his 85th birthday, in an attempt to interview his eccentric relatives. You can book your tickets for the movie on Here are some interesting facts about this movie you can keep in mind going in!

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  • The Star Cast

Knives Out is one movie that can boast of having an all round star cast to play the characters in the film. The movie has characers played by Daniel Craig, Chris Evans, Ana de Armas, Jamie Lee Curtis, Michael Shannon, Don Johnson, Katherine Langford, and even Frank Oz!

  • Rian Johnson’s First Production

Rian Johnson is best known for directing and writing movies like Brick, Looper, and more famously, Star Wars: The Last Jedi. However, this movie would be his first attempt at being a producer. This is also his first mystery movie since Brick.

  • Agatha Christie Inspiration

Rian Johnson has said that he would love to make more movies using the template created by Agatha Christie. This movie also is based along the same lines, following an interesting and intriguing ‘whodunnit’ format.

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  • Online ‘Trolls’ Influenced Characters

Jacob Thrombey (Jaeden Martell), is the grandson who is always on his phone throughout the movie. This character was influenced by internet ‘trolls’ that Rian Johnson faced online after the release of his last film, Star Wars: The Last Jedi.

  • Absence Of Joseph Gordon-Levitt

Knives Out is the first film directed by Rian Johnson that does not feature any involvement from popular actor and filmmaker Joseph Gordon-Levitt. Unlike all his other movies, Rian Johnson did not involve Gordon-Levitt in the production of this one.

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