Spoiler alert: This article contains minor spoilers for “Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery”.
“Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery” director Rian Johnson dropped a bit of a spoiler regarding Benoit Blanc’s sexuality at the London Film Festival press conference Sunday.
Blanc, played by Daniel Craig, reportedly lives with a man in the flick, with Johnson replying when asked if the character is queer: “Yes, he obviously is,” Insider stated.
The movie-maker added of the mystery actor who makes a cameo as Blanc’s lover in the flick: “And there’s nobody in the world I can imagine in bringing me more joy for Benoit Blanc to be with.”
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Craig quipped: “No spoilers [but] who wouldn’t want to live with that person?”
highlights of the #glassonion press conference: kathryn hahn declaring her love for greek salads & pulling a notting hill move and rian johnson saying gay rights – benoit blanc is officially queer! when I tell you that the whole room went wild #LFF pic.twitter.com/hdBBwNDmkG
— stef (@freckledvixen) October 16, 2022
🚨BREAKING🚨 It looks like @rianjohnson has just confirmed that Benoit Blanc is gay, answering the question with an empathetic ‘yes’ 🏳️🌈 #LFF #GlassOnion pic.twitter.com/oiVBNrBR91
— The Digital Fix (@thedigitalfix) October 16, 2022
The movie also stars Kathryn Hahn, Kate Hudson, Edward Norton, Janelle Monáe, Leslie Odom Jr., Dave Bautista and more.
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It’ll feature late actors Stephen Sondheim and Angela Lansbury’s final performances, as well.
“Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery” will be released in select theatres on a date to be announced before debuting Dec. 23 on Netflix.