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Bautista to join ‘Knives Out’ 2


DAVE Bautista is set to star alongside Daniel Craig in Rian Johnson’s Knives Out sequel.

The 52-year-old star looks set to appear alongside Daniel Craig – who will reprise his role as detective Benoit Blanc – in the coming film, according to sources.

Rian Johnson will write and direct the motion picture and produce alongside Ram Bergman.

Plot details for the sequel are being kept under wraps, but production is due to begin in Greece next month.

The first movie’s plot centred on the detective, who was sent to investigat­e the murder of a renowned crime novelist, and the film featured an all-star ensemble cast that included Chris Evans, Jamie Lee Curtis, Toni Collette and Ana de Armas.

Netflix has reportedly forked out $400 million (R5.6 billion) for the next two Knives Out movies.

| Bang Showbiz

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