Erstwhile Star Wars Episode VIII director Rian Johnson has put together one heck of a cast for his new film, Knives Out, which pays tribute to murder-mystery mastermind Agatha Christie, but with its own spin on the genre. The trailer has just landed online, and it promises an intriguing tale that will keep us guessing until the very end.
Here is the trailer, followed by a synopsis for the film.
“When renowned crime novelist Harlan Thrombey is found dead at his estate just after his 85th birthday, the inquisitive and debonair Detective Benoit Blanc is mysteriously enlisted to investigate. From Harlan’s dysfunctional family to his devoted staff, Blanc sifts through a web of red herrings and self-serving lies to uncover the truth behind Harlan’s untimely death.”
The all-star cast includes Daniel Craig, Christopher Plummer, Jamie Lee Curtis, Michael Shannon, Toni Collette, Chris Evans,Lakeith Stanfield, Don Johnson, Ana De Armas, Jaeden Martell, Riki Lindhome, Frank Oz, Raúl Castillo and Edi Patteron.
Knives Out is set to hit theaters on November 27, 2019.