It was revealed that Rian Johnson’s Knives Out 2 and Knives Out 3 are going to be released on Netflix and a question I found myself asking was, is another MCU actor (or actors) going to be starring in the film?
Why was I asking myself that particular question? Well, the answer is simple. It’s because the first movie starred Chris Evans – arguably one of the biggest stars of the MCU.
It was then revealed that Dave Bautista had been cast in Knives Out 2. Bautista plays Drax in the MCU movies.
It would be rather amusing if every new Knives Out movie were to feature a different MCU actor.
We already know that the next two Knives Out sequels will be released on Netflix after they made a ground-breaking deal with Johnson and his production company.
These Knives Out movies feature a number of MCU actors
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I also think that Rian Johnson might quite like the idea of having a different Avenger or one of the villains from the MCU movies to feature in each of his Knives Out movies.
So, Chris Evans starred in the first movie. Dave Bautista is starring in the second one. Which MCU actor could star in the third Knives Out film?
To be honest, every single one of them could end up starring in it, but for some reason, my money would be on Scarlett Johannson turning up in the film.
Why do I believe that to be the case?
Well, I actually think Johannson would be perfect casting for a ‘Whodunit’ type movie.
She would be perfect for the ‘Dame Fatale’ type character in a murder mystery, and it’s not really a movie genre she’s ever done before.
I also think Johannson would love to work with Johnson.
Scarlett Johannson should star in Knives Out 3
That said, there are so many great actors who’ve turned up in the MCU, that any one of them would be brilliant in one of Johnson’s Knives Out movies.
The likes of Chris Hemsworth, Chris Pratt, Mark Ruffalo, Robert Downey Jr., Elizabeth Olsen, Brie Larson, Zoe Saldana… They would all fit in nicely to the Knives Out cinematic universe.
I would also love to see Tom Hiddleston turn up in a Knives Out film.
He would be perfect casting as a rival to Daniel Craig’s Benoit Blanc.
Oh, and from now on, these Knives Out films should be referred to as the KOCU (the Knives Out Cinematic Universe). I think it has a nice ring to it.
As for the rest of the movie’s cast, we already know that Knives Out 2 will see Daniel Craig return as Benoit Blanc.
He’ll be joined by Edward Norton (yet another MCU actor – I forgot to mention him before), Janelle Monáem, Kathryn Hahn (yep, she’s also part of the MCU family now), Leslie Odom Jr., Kate Hudson, Madelyn Cline and Jessica Henwick (who was in the Netflix Marvel TV shows).
Knives Out 2 already has a lot of MCU actors in it
These Knives Out movies will easily have some of the best casts ever assembled, and it looks like Rian Johnson is doing his very best to have the MCU actors get to act alongside one another outside of the Marvel films.
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