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‘They made Knives Out woke’: Glass Onion Director Rian Johnson Confirms Daniel Craig’s Character Benoit Blanc Is Gay, Internet Has a Meltdown

Glass Onion Director Rian Johnson Confirms Daniel Craig’s Character Benoit Blanc Is Gay

Knives Out (2019) broke the internet when it was released. The Agatha Christie-style story kept the audience on edge as one twist after another made the movie memorable. Rian Johnson, the director of the movie recently revealed a twist to the character of Daniel Craig’s Benoit Blanc, which made the fans go crazy.

The Daniel Craig starrer character of Detective Blanc was revealed to be gay during a press conference for the sequel Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery.

Daniel Craig as Benoit Blanc in Knives Out (2019).
Daniel Craig as Benoit Blanc in Knives Out (2019).

Knives Out Became Woke With A Lead Gay Character

In a recent press conference held for the upcoming sequel Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery, the man-behind-it-all Rian Johnson revealed a fascinating detail about the character of Benoit Blanc. The handsome and devilish character portrayed by the brilliant Daniel Craig was revealed to be gay.

Daniel Craig portrays the character of Benoit Blanc in Knives Out (2019-).
Daniel Craig portrays the character of Benoit Blanc in Knives Out (2019-).

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The news made the internet go wild as the fans claimed that Knives Out became woke after the recent announcement. The fans had interesting responses to the news as some had predicted it while others offered memes as a means of acceptance.

 

Fans went wild as the news paved its way around the internet. The character of Benoit Blanc although theorized to be gay was confirmed by the director and writer himself. Rian Johnson is infamously known for directing Star Wars: The Last Jedi Episode VIII (2017) which stands as a part of a canceled trilogy by the director. Rian Johnson wrote and directed the 2019 classic Knives Out which went on to become one of the best suspense movies of all time.

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Knives Out Sequel Glass Onion Wreaking Early Havoc

A scene from Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery.
A scene from Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery.

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Following the success of Knives Out, director Rian Johnson busied himself with the development and creation of its sequel Glass Onion. The film officially titled Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery is all set to release this November. Early critic reviews have been overwhelmingly positive for the movie as hype gets created among fans of the franchise.

Glass Onion will likely follow its predecessor in the hopes of garnering suspense that is wilder than people’s imagination. Although the film hasn’t been released yet, Rian Johnson along with Daniel Craig and Netflix are already working on the third part of the franchise making it the official Knives Out trilogy. Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery is slated for a release date of 23rd November 2022 in select theaters before going to Netflix for an OTT release.

Knives Out is available to rent on Prime Video.

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Written by Visarg Acharya

Visarg Acharya joined FandomWire in 2022 as a Content Writer. Along with a penchant for writing, Visarg claims that words are the only true language made for him. Currently pursuing his B.Sc in Physics, the combination of Physics and Marvel make up for an interesting talk. Visarg Acharya has authored over 500 articles and reads books in his spare time along with an occasional series to accompany him.