On June 13, writer-director Rian Johnson took to (*2*)Twitter to announce the name of the “Knives Out” sequel. In accordance to a brief teaser launched through Johnson, the follow-up movie will probably be titled “Glass Onion: A Knives Out Thriller.” The primary a part of the identify most probably comes from the Beatles tune of the similar name from 1968’s “The White Album.” In a similar way, “Knives Out” is the identify of a Radiohead tune off in their 2001 album “Amnesiac.”
Seeing as the brand new identify is somewhat of a novel one, Johnson additionally gave an in depth account of his naming procedure — which immediately comes to his admiration for well-known thriller publisher Agatha Christie. In a tweet thread posted sooner than the identify was once introduced, Johnson wrote, “One thing I really like about Agatha Christie is how she by no means tread water creatively. I believe there is a misperception that her books use the similar formulation over and over again, however enthusiasts know the other is right.”
In every other a part of the thread, Johnson elaborated that Christie steadily integrated numerous genres corresponding to secret agent mystery, gothic romances, personality research, and extra. Johnson persevered, “After I made Knives Out, that is what excited me in regards to the prospect of creating extra mysteries with Daniel as Benoit Blanc – to emulate Christie and feature each movie be like a complete new e-book, with its personal tone, ambition, reason why for being… and (ta dah) identify.”
The teaser additionally printed that the movie will probably be launched later this yr, someday all the way through the vacation season. In fact, that is in song with the discharge date of the primary movie, which entered theaters on November 27, 2019.