Knives Out Director Says Daniel Craig’s Character Is Queer

Rian Johnson is clearing up one specific “Knives Out” thriller. At a press convention on the London Movie Pageant on Oct. 16, the “Glass Onion: A Knives Out Thriller” director confirmed that Daniel Craig’s character, Benoit Blanc, is certainly a part of the LGBTQ+ neighborhood.

When requested immediately if Blanc was queer, per Deadline, Johnson stated, “Sure, he clearly is.” Hypothesis about Blanc’s sexuality was fueled through the London screening by a scene in “Glass Onion: A Knives Out Thriller” that appears to indicate Blanc dwelling with one other man.

Johnson, who additionally directed 2019’s “Knives Out,” refused to share the identify of the actor who performs Blanc’s accomplice, however he did communicate extremely of him. “No spoilers, [but] who would not need to stay with that particular person?” he stated on the occasion. “There’s no person on the planet I can think about in bringing me extra pleasure for Benoit Blanc to be with.”

“Glass Onion” finds Craig touring to Greece to unravel one other difficult homicide thriller. The film was filmed on location in Greece throughout lockdown, which was a bonding expertise for the solid. “It did really feel like we have been this touring circus collectively which added, I believe, to the feel of the film,” stated Kathryn Hahn, who performs a Connecticut governor with Senate aspirations, per Insider. “That form of closeness that we have been capable of create beneath these circumstances actually added [to the movie].”

“Glass Onion: A Knives Out Thriller” additionally stars Edward Norton, Dave Bautista, Leslie Odom Jr, and Janelle Monáe, amongst others. It is going to premiere in theaters on Nov. 23, and it hits Netflix on Dec. 23.

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