Daniel Craig couldn’t understand why everyone was so obsessed with Knives Out co-star Chris Evans’ jacket in the movie.
The former James Bond — who plays Detective Benoit Blanc in Rian Johnson’s whodunnit franchise — couldn’t get around to Chris’s tangled jacket, Hugh Ransom Drysdale, which he wears in the 2019 flick.
Daniel, 54, told BBC Radio 1: “It’s the thing that goes over my head. I don’t understand. It’s like, ‘This is how Chris Evans wears a sweater.'”
Confused: Daniel Craig couldn’t understand why everyone was obsessed with Knives Out co-star Chris Evans’ jacket
It’s as if he’s naked or at least naked from the waist down, and he’s wearing a jumper. I’m like, “He’s just wearing a jacket.” The news is like, “Chris Evans wears a jacket!”
He added, “Sure, it’s a living.” He does it very well. He wears it very beautifully.
The sequel, ‘Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery’, has been released. But Ryan just admitted he was annoyed by the inclusion of “Knives Out” in the title.
The director says he worked hard to make sure the original flick and the latest remake felt like separate movies that could exist independently of each other and he wasn’t happy with the full title.
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Speaking to The Atlantic, he said, ‘I tried really hard to make it standalone. Honestly, I’m annoyed we have “A Knives Out Mystery” in the title. you know? I just want it to be called “Glass Onion”.
I get it, and I want everyone who loved the first movie to know that this is the next in the series, but also, the whole appeal for me is that it’s a new novel on the shelf every time. But there is the appeal of A Thousand Suns to its sequential storytelling.
Daniel is the only actor from the first film to return for the second film.
And Ryan also admitted that he would have preferred a longer theatrical release from Netflix.
He said: I like to be taller; I like to be more. But I also appreciate Netflix doing this, because this was a great effort on their part, and for the chains, to get through the aisle and make it happen. I hope it works really well so we can prove that they can complement each other.
Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery co-stars Edward Norton, Janelle Monáe, Kathryn Hahn, Leslie Odom Jr., Jessica Henwick, Madeline Klein, Kate Hudson, and Dave Bautista.
The sequel to 2019’s Knives Out sees James Bond star Daniel Craig reprise his role as lead detective Benoit Blanc as he takes on a new case revolving around a tech billionaire and his old friends.
‘Self-containment’: The director, 49, says he worked hard to make the original Knives Out movie and its sequel Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery feel like separate movies that could exist independently of each other
The 54-year-old actor stars in the American mystery film alongside Janelle Monae, Dave Bautista, Edward Norton, Kate Hudson, and Leslie Odom Jr.
With Glass Onion coming out just two months after Musk’s Twitter takeover, Rian pointed out how strange the similarities between the movie and real life are.
‘It’s very strange.’ ‘It’s very strange,’ he said. “I hope there is no secretive marketing department at Netflix that is funding this acquisition of Twitter.”
Billionaire: Glass Onion follows a tech billionaire, played by Edward Norton, who invites a group of friends to a private island near Greece.
Ryan also spoke about setting the film in the context of the pandemic. He explained: ‘You’re building a microcosm of the community with the suspects and the power structure within the suspects.
“It’s this thing that we’ve all been through and now have all these coded signs to get some insight into these characters, like choosing a mask.”
Taking to Twitter for Bron and Musk’s character comparisons, one user wrote: ‘Bloody h*ll. Now that I think about it, Edward Norton’s character is very reminiscent of Elon Musk’s character, which was also reported by NME
Another user tweeted: “D*mn, real bravery from Netflix and Glass Onion for calling Elon Musk an absolute idiot and he still has a Twitter account.”
Another person seemed to sum up a number of comments by writing, “Is the glass onion a veiled dig at Elon Musk?” [sic]”
Pandemic: Ryan also talked about setting the film in the context of a pandemic. “You’re building a microcosm of the community with the suspects and the power structure within the suspects,” he explained.
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