Kerry Washington Joins Daniel Craig in Netflix’s ‘Wake Up Dead Man: A Knives Out Mystery’

In an exclusive report, Deadline has revealed that Emmy-nominated actress Kerry Washington will be joining Daniel Craig in the upcoming Netflix film ‘Wake Up Dead Man: A Knives Out Mystery’. This addition of star power to the ensemble cast comes after the recent announcement of the film’s title.

The plot details of the movie are currently under wraps, but fans can expect another thrilling mystery with Craig reprising his role as the renowned detective Benoit Blanc. Rian Johnson will once again be at the helm as director and screenwriter, continuing the success of the Knives Out series.

The Knives Out franchise is known for its star-studded casts, and the latest installment is no exception with Washington, Josh O’Connor, Cailee Spaeny, and Andrew Scott on board. Production is scheduled to begin next month, with a planned release date on Netflix in 2025.

Washington, famous for her role as Olivia Pope in the TV series Scandal, has a busy schedule ahead with multiple projects in the pipeline. She is set to star in the Netflix film ‘Six Triple Eight’ directed by Tyler Perry and has recently completed filming for the action movie ‘Shadow Force’ and the second season of her Hulu series ‘Unprisoned’.

With filming set to start soon, fans can look forward to another captivating mystery in the Knives Out universe, led by the talented duo of Kerry Washington and Daniel Craig.