Both Knives Out sequels are coming to Netflix 2 weeks ago

Both Knives Out sequels are coming to Netflix

And yes, Daniel Craig will reprise his role.

Netflix have bought two sequels for the award-winning film Knives Out for $450 million.

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The 2019 comedy/murder-mystery picked up three nominations at the 77th Golden Globes and received the Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay.

The streaming platform bought the rights for the two sequels from Media Rights Capital. The deal is one of the biggest ever made for a movie series or franchise.

According to Variety, the original film's director and lead actor - Rian Johnson and Daniel Craig, respectively - will return for the subsequent Knives Out sequels. It's currently unclear if the film's co-producer Ram Bergman is on board as well.

Craig is expected to take home an astronomical fee for his appearance in the sequels.

The original Knives Out saw the James Bond star as a master detective investigating the death of a wealthy gentleman. Craig was joined by a number of big names, including Jamie Lee Curtis, Ana de Armas, Chris Evans and Toni Colette.

Knives Out also starred the late Christopher Plummer in one of his final performances.

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On its release in 2019, Knives Out enjoyed a smashing box-office release. The film boasts a net profit of $82 million. During its opening weekend alone, the movie grossed over $27 million.

Additionally, the film enjoyed great critical success. The American Film Institute named it as one of the top films of 2019.

The Hollywood Reporter's David Rooney said the film is an "ingeniously plotted, tremendously entertaining and deviously irreverent crowd-pleaser".

The A.V. Club, meanwhile, described Knives Out as "madly entertaining".

It is currently unclear when the sequels are expected, or if they will enjoy a cinematic release before heading to the streaming platform.

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However, if the sequels are even a fraction as hilarious as their predecessor, then we are certainly in for a treat.