The dagger behind It cost $40 million and was released by Lionsgate in 2019. It received rave reviews and was nominated for best original screenplay by rave reviews and Oscars. Rian Johnson, His director and screenwriter has never concealed his intention that this movie will cause multiple sequels based on his love for movies unit; In fact, a few days ago, we learned that he had agreed to NBCUniversal’s subscription to this police subcategory series (poker face) The protagonist Natasha Lyonne And sent to the peacock.It’s necessary to see what priorities are on his current agenda because there are already The dagger behind.
According to media such as species Lionsgate will no longer be a publisher, but Netflix.Johnson and the producer Ram Bergman They can sell the price of a potential franchise to the highest bidder, and before Netflix bids no less than $450 million, Apple or Amazon are very interested in bidding, which has been considered a big deal in this era. stream media.$300 million raised The dagger behind They support this acquisition, and now the plan is for the platform’s catalog to hold up to two new sequels of the original movie.Johnson has already written the script, he will be the director, and then Daniel Craig He will reenact the protagonist playing the detective Benoit Blanc (Benoit Blanc).
director The Last Jedi It was dropped a long time ago The dagger behind It will lead to the mystery of self-summarization without repeating the role in Blanc. This means that these sequels (the first of which will start shooting in June this year) will neither include members of the Thrombey family nor their famous characters. Ana de Armas.Except for Craig (who will say goodbye this year), these sequels still have no confirmed cast James Bond If it finally opens No time to die This October 8), and the substantial increase in the budget may be due to Craig’s salary increase and the ambitions in the proposal.
Within its privileged market position stream mediaNetflix still has to solve two problems that plague its subscriber numbers from time to time: the lack of franchise rights with strong media power in the catalog, and the inability to distribute movies that really involve events without condemning them for the first weekend.Therefore, in recent months, people have become aware of sports in this sense, which confirms their intentions, such as Tyler Rake Ø Army of the Dead (that Zack Snyder Will premiere May 21) Light franchise, and is The dagger behind No matter how much it costs, it is a vein worth using.
As for Johnson, in addition to the above series poker face He still has to start his trilogy in earnest Star Wars, Was questioned for a long time due to the resulting controversy The Last Jedi.The filmmaker insisted that the project is still in progress, but The dagger behind And his film series for Peacocks suggests that we will not receive a letter from him for several years.