May 27, 2024

Josh O’Connor And Cailee Spaeny Join Daniel Craig In ‘Wake Up Dead Man: A Knives Out Mystery’

After announcing the title for the new Knives Out installment last week, the first big names to join Daniel Craig in the next installment are Josh O’Connor and Cailee Spaeny. They are both set to join Netflix’s Wake Up Dead Man: A Knives Out Mystery. Rian Johnson is returning to direct from a script he wrote. He will also produce the pic with his partner, Ram Bergman through T-Street Pictures.

Plot details are unknown, and as of now. The most recent pic, Glass Onion, bowed in 2022, with Craig returning as the world-famous detective Benoit Blanc. The film premiered on Netflix after the streamer made a record-setting $450 million deal for the two sequels, with this being the third in the series.

The film is set to go into production next month and will be released sometime in 2025.

Known for his Emmy-winning portrayal of Princes Charles in The Crown and his breakout role in God’s Own Country, O’Connor can currently be seen starring in Luca Guadagnino’s Challengers alongside Zendaya and Mike Faist as well as Alice Rohrwacher’s La Chimera. O’Connor will next be seen starring in The History of Sound alongside Paul Mescal. O’Connor is repped by CAA, Independent Talent, Johnson Shapiro Slewett & Kole.

Spaeny has also been very busy as she was most recently seen in Sofia Coppola’s Priscilla where she plays Elvis Presley’s wife Priscilla Presley. She was also recently seen in the A24 hit movie Civil War from director Alex Garland. Next Up, she is starring in 20th Century’s latest Alien movie, Alien: Romulus. She is repped by WME and Sugar23.

What’s On Netflix first reported the news.

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