The cast for Rian Johnson's upcoming thriller "Knives Out" just keeps getting better and better: "Hereditary" star Toni Collette just signed on to the murder mystery in an unknown role.
She joins already announced stars Daniel Craig, Chris Evans, Lakeith Stanfield, Michael Shannon, Don Johnson, Jamie Lee Curtis, and Ana de Armas (of "Blade Runner 2049").
Not much is known about the plot at this point, except that Craig stars as a detective hired to solve a crime. It's set in modern day, but according to Variety, it will be a "classic whodunit style," a la Agatha Christie.
Given that Johnson's first film was the film-noir-inspired "Brick," we're hoping for some classic noir homage. At the very least, can we get Daniel Craig in a Bogart-esque trench coat?
Johnson will write and direct, as well as produce with Ram Bergman. Production is set to begin in November.
Collette is still getting raves for her role as a grieving mother in "Hereditary," a performance that already netted her a Gotham Award nomination.