'Glass Onion: A Knives Out Sequel' Trailer Teases a Puzzling Mystery -- and Tons of Stars

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Rian Johnson’s new film follows Det. Benoit Blanc (Daniel Craig) as he travels to Greece. 

If there's one thing the new trailer for Glass Onion: A Knives Out Sequel makes clear, it's that fans are in for a puzzling mystery. 

Judging by the newly dropped teaser, puzzles are at the heart of the follow-up to Rian Johnson's 2019 hit -- and viewers have been invited to "put the pieces together."

But, be warned: "This is not a game," Daniel Craig's Det. Benoit Blanc declares. 

Of course, the trailer leaves fans with far more questions than answers, but the suspense and bevy of stars make the Dec. 23 Netflix release date worth the wait. Johnson’s newest installment in the murder mystery series, once again, features an all-star ensemble cast. 

In addition to Craig, the film includes Edward Norton, Janelle Monáe, Kathryn Hahn, Leslie Odom Jr., Jessica Henwick, Madelyn Cline, Kate Hudson and Dave Bautista as it moves the setting to Greece, where Blanc has “to peel back the layers of a mystery involving a new cast of colorful suspects.”


As for the title of the new film, Johnson revealed it was inspired by the 1968 Beatles song. "I'm always fishing for something fun that Blanc can grab onto as an overwrought metaphor that he can beat to death," he shared. "This is all in plain sight from the very start. So, the idea of glass came to me, something that's clear.”

He added, “I literally got out my iPhone and searched my music library with the word 'glass.' There's got to be some good glass songs. I was like, "Oh, is it a glass fortress? Is it a glass castle? Is it a glass man?" The first thing that came up, because I'm a huge Beatles fan, is 'Glass Onion.'"

Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery will be released in select theaters on a date to be announced before debuting Dec. 23 on Netflix. Check out the trailer above!