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Andrew Scott Joins ‘Knives Out’ Sequel ‘Wake Up Dead Man’

Andrew Scott is the latest actor to join the growing ‘next’ team. Knives out movie Wake Up Dead Man: Knife Mystery. He joins a cast that already includes Josh O’Connor and Cailee Spaeny. Rian Johnson returns to directing based on a script he wrote. He will also produce the pic with partner Ram Bergman through T-Street Pictures.

Plot details are unknown, and for now, Craig is the only talent involved in this production. The latest pic, Glass Onion, was released in 2022, and Craig returns as world-famous detective Benoit Blanc. The film premiered on Netflix after the streamer signed a record-breaking $450 million deal for two sequels, this one being the third in the series.

The film is scheduled to go into production next month and will premiere in 2025.

Scott has had a solid 12 months following his critically acclaimed work at Netflix Ripley, which will definitely make him a presence on this Emmy season. He also posts his critically acclaimed works on Searchlight’s All of us strangers.

He is repped by CAA, United Agents and Johnson Shapiro Slewett & Kole. The matter was first reported by Variety.