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Daniel Craig Couldn’t Really Remember His ‘Knives Out’ Accent Before Filming the Sequel

Daniel Craig needed a refresher when it came to resurrecting his distinctive Kentucky accent from “Knives Out.”

The actor admitted that at some point after starring in the 2019 thriller, he forgot how to put on the Southern voice he was using.

In a recent interview with EmpireCraig – who reprises his character, famed detective Benoit Blanc, in the upcoming sequel ‘Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery’ – said he lost the ability to speak in the detective’s voice before filming began.

“I went to work with an accent coach for three or four months before I started shooting. [the sequel]”, said Craig. “I had forgotten about the accent and I didn’t want to do any pastiche. I wanted to make it as grounded and grounded in reality as possible.

The James Bond alum is no stranger to developing accents. He played a bank robber who spoke in a high-pitched Southern twang in the 2017 heist comedy “Logan Lucky.”

Craig’s co-star Riley Keough said Initiated at the time that the English actor spoke with the accent “all the time” because “he wanted not to lose his voice”.

“If I saw him at the hotel after filming, he would do the voice,” Keough said. “It was really fun.”

Director Rian Johnson’s ‘Knives Out’ sequel will follow Blanc as he ‘travels to Greece to uncover the layers of a mystery involving a new cast of suspects’, according to netflix.

The thriller is set to star Edward Norton, Kathryn Hahn, Janelle Monáe, Leslie Odom Jr., Kate Hudson and Dave Bautista.

“Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery” will premiere in select theaters on an upcoming date and globally on Netflix on December 23, according to the film’s Instagram page.

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