Daniel Craig, the famous English actor who loved audiences around the world as the new James Bond, is expected to come to Greece in June this summer to take part in the filming of the sequel to “Knives Out.”
The film’s production team is expected to be in Greece. Porto Heli, a popular resort town in southern Greece, in May.
Craig will be there in June and production on the film is expected to finish shooting in Greece in July or August 2021.
The English actor is also expected to visit the famous island of Spetses, as well as Porto Heli.
The original film “Knives Out” was a 2019 mystery set in the United States, written and directed by Rian Johnson, and produced by Johnson and Ram Bergman.
Its main story follows a principal investigator investigating the death of the patriarch of a wealthy and astonishingly dysfunctional family.
The skillfully written, multi-layered film featured a cast that included Daniel Craig, Chris Evans, Ana de Armas, Jamie Lee Curtis, Michael Shannon, Don Johnson, Toni Collette, Lakeith Stanfield, Catherine Langford, Jayden Martell, and Christopher Plummer.
Daniel Craig’s sequel in Greece
On March 31, 2021, several international outlets reported that Netflix had purchased the rights to two more sequels to the Knives Out series for a staggering sum of more than $ 400. Million.
Filming has also been confirmed to begin on June 28, 2021, in Greece.
The main stage for the first part will be Porto Heli (also spelled Porto Cheli).
Porto Heli is a popular summer town in the municipality of Ermiones in the southeastern part of Argolis, on the Peloponnese peninsula, Greece.
It is located in a beautifully shaped bay of Argolic Bay, six kilometers (four miles) south of the city of Kranidi and 40 kilometers (25 miles) southeast of Nafplio.
The island of Spetses is located south of Porto Heli.
There are ferry connections from Porto Heli to the islands of Spetses, Hydra, Poros, Ermioni and Piraeus. There is also a small private airport, Porto Chile Airport, south of the city.
Greece to become a center for film production
Up to eighteen international films will be shot in Greece in 2021, underscoring the industry’s demand for an almost infinite variety of landscapes and monuments in the country.
Greek Film Center director Venia Vergou recently said that projected revenue from foreign production in 2021 could reach 90 million euros ($ 106 million).
This foreign interest, he added, creates a “positive domino effect” that will help attract more production.