Empire’s World-Unique Glass Onion: A Knives Out Thriller Covers Revealed

Rian Johnson’s Knives Out was greater than it first seemed to be – an authentic, star-studded murder-mystery that riffed and twisted on the conventions of basic Agatha Christie tales to create one thing completely new, whereas delivering all of the style thrills you’d count on of a conventional whodunnit. And on the centre of it was some scrumptious social commentary that made Johnson’s puzzle an excellent tastier cinematic deal with. It was, you could possibly say, a doughnut of a film – very similar to the type that Daniel Craig’s southern-fried detective Benoit Blanc philosophised about whereas unpicking the homicide of Harlan Thrombey. Now, three years later, Johnson and Craig are again with a model new Knives Out thriller – the secretive, sunshine-drenched, equally star-studded, not-exactly-a-sequel Glass Onion. One thing is, as soon as once more, afoot – however how are Johnson, Craig and co. hoping to shock us all for a second time?

With a contemporary ensemble forged, a model new globe-trotting location, and a distinct murder-mystery to unravel (within the midst of a lavish murder-mystery recreation, no much less), Glass Onion: A Knives Out Thriller will cook dinner up one other curious case for Benoit Blanc. The world-exclusive new difficulty of Empire has the within scoop on Johnson’s try to observe up the whole lot we liked about Knives Out, whereas delivering one thing equally sudden. In addition to Craig and Johnson, we communicate to the likes of Edward Norton, Kathryn Hahn, Kate Hudson, Lesle Odom Jr. and Janelle Monáe to get acquainted with Blanc’s newest crop of suspects – with never-before-seen photographs and extra. Not solely that, however we rejoice Johnson’s complete profession thus far – with a significant new deep-dive into the legacy of Star Wars: Episode VIII – The Final Jedi, now a half-decade outdated, and a photographic journey by Brick, Looper, Breaking Dangerous and extra that includes Johnson’s personal archive of on-set snaps.

This month’s cowl sees the ever-dapper Benoit Blanc all dressed up for Greek summer season sunshine (take a look at that cravat!), prepared for an additional nugget of reality to fall at his toes.

And this month’s subscriber cowl is a putting illustration of, properly, a glass onion – created solely for Empire by Jacey.

All that, plus this difficulty finds us speaking to authentic Knives Out alum Ana de Armas about inhabiting Marilyn Monroe for no-holds-barred bio-drama Blonde, getting the phrase on Billy Eichner’s revolutionary homosexual romcom Bros, gleaning the secrets and techniques of a brutal set-piece from Gangs Of London’s action-packed second season, catching up with Sylvester Stallone to speak his new mobster position, sitting down with the legendary Pam Grier for a career-spanning interview, and far way more.

Begin unpeeling the layers of Glass Onion: A Knives Out Thriller within the new difficulty of Empire, on sale Thursday 1 September – and accessible to pre-order on-line right here now. Glass Onion will stream on Netflix from 23 December.

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