Knives Out is an upcoming American Comedy film directed by Rian Johnson and written by Rian Johnson. "Knives Out" actress Jamie Lee Curtis explained that "the film focuses on a detective (Daniel Craig) who investigates a murder when he meets an eccentric and combative family." He also noted that the family reunion environment "becomes bloody very quickly. These people put the 'dis' in dysfunctional, which should play very well this Thanksgiving weekend." During Lionsgate's presentation, Johnson revealed that he is a fan of Agatha Christie and that Knives Out was an attempt to take all the aspects he liked about the famous writer dive into a stellar cast, give him a Hitchcock thriller, twist the gender and place it in today's America.
The cast of Knives Out stars includes Daniel Craig (Specter), along with Chris Evans (Avengers: Infinity War), Ana de Armas (Blade Runner 2049), Michael Shannon (The Shape of Water), Lakeith Stanfield (Sorry To Bother You), Don Johnson (Book Club), Toni Collette (Hereditary), Christopher Plummer (Beginners), Katherine Langford (Love, Simon), Riki Lindhome (Kidding), Edi Patterson (The Last OG), Raúl Castillo (Atypical) , and Jamie Lee Curtis (Halloween).
Principal photography commenced on June 20, 2019 in Los Angeles, United States and concluded on August 12, 2019. The film is set for release on November 27, 2019.