Knives Out 2 has started filming in Greece

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Photo credit: Lionsgate
Photo credit: Lionsgate

Filming has officially started on Knives Out 2.

Director Rian Johnson has shared the exciting news that he's started rolling cameras on the first of Netflix's two upcoming sequels to the Academy Award-nominated mystery-comedy.

Revealing that filming is taking place in Greece, the filmmaker wrote: "Aaaaaaaand WE'RE OFF! Day one of filming on the next Benoit Blanc mystery.

"Thanks to all the lovely patient people here in Greece for letting us do all this murdering on their peaceful shores."

Photo credit: Lionsgate
Photo credit: Lionsgate

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The post confirms that Daniel Craig is setting off from New England to the shores of Spetses, off the coast of Peloponnese in the ritzy Greek Riviera. According to various media outlets, Johnson and his team will be working in Greece through the end of July.

And what a team it is! The star-studded cast for Knives Out 2 is set to include Army of the Dead and Marvel's Dave Bautista, Hamilton's Leslie Odom Jr, WandaVision's Kathryn Hahn, The Incredible Hulk's Edward Norton and Homecoming's Janelle Monáe.

Kate Hudson, Outer Banks' Madelyn Cline and Marvel's Jessica Henwick have also signed on to star opposite Daniel Craig, as Benoit Blanc meets a brand new set of eccentric characters on his European holiday. There is no information yet on who this all-star cast will be playing.

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Earlier this year, Netflix announced it was investing $400 million to create two Knives Out sequels from writer and director Rian Johnson, with Craig set to return for both.

There's no release date yet for Knives Out 2 on Netflix.

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