Josh O’Connor and Cailee Spaeny First To Join ‘Knives Out’ Sequel ‘Wake Up Dead Man’

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Today, a report has revealed the first two actors to join the upcoming Knives Out sequel, Wake Up Dead Man. According to the report, Josh O’Connor (The Crown) and Cailee Spaeny (Priscila, Civil War) are the first to join a new ensemble cast. A separate report from our friends at Whats-on-Netflix also went out stating Tom Hardy (Venom) and Lindsay Lohan (Freaky Friday 2) were also in talks, but they have since passed. Daniel Craig (No Time To Die) will return as famous southern detective Benoit Blanc in the upcoming film from director Rian Johnson. Production on the film begins later next month.

Wake Up Dead Man: A Knives Out Mystery hits Netflix sometime in late 2025

Source: Deadline

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