Crystal Onion: A Knives Out Mystery spoilers ahead.
Hugh Grant’s blink-and-you’ll-miss-it cameo as Benoit Blanc’s husband Phillip in the knives out The sequel has been discussed by writer-director Rian Johnson.
In one of the first scenes of the film, Phillip picks up a delivery at the apartment door while Detective Daniel Craig enjoys a bath. We briefly see Phillip again later in the film during a flashback sequence showing what Really it happened after he opened the door.
appearing in empire magazineRecently on Johnson’s Spoiler Special podcast, Johnson opened up more about Grant’s character.
“They’re a couple. His name is Phillip. I basically thought about who would give me the most joy to be with Benoit Blanc, and I thought about Hugh Grant,” she said.
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“It was a pleasure to be with him, he came on set one day, he did that unconnected scene and he trusted us to put it in the movie.
“I also love that she’s baking at home, trying to make sourdough bread,” said the Star Wars: The Last Jedi the filmmaker continued.
“I don’t know if I see it as the Watson to Blanc’s Sherlock, but it’s nice to have separate things. Plus, that apartment is so nice. I can’t imagine Blanc could afford it, so I think [Phillip] He has a real job.”
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Grant himself, who will appear in this year’s issue Dungeons and Dungeons: Honor Among Thieves Also, he previously addressed his lightning fast glass onion appearance during an interview with collider.
“It’s true, I’m married to James Bond. It’s the smallest moment. I don’t really know why they wanted to do it. But anyway, I thought knives out 1 It was brilliant so yeah I thought why not? I introduce myself for a few hours…”.
Crystal Onion: A Knives Out Mystery is streaming now on Netflix.
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