Leslie Odom Jr. pitched character concepts to director Rian Johnson for ‘Glass Onion: A Knives Out Thriller’.
The 41-year-old actor stars within the homicide thriller sequel as scientist Lionel Toussaint and defined how he introduced “ideas to the desk” relating to his alter ego whereas on set.
Leslie advised IndieWire: “I did not wish to overstep or bombard Rian with foolish concepts of my very own, however I did wish to carry some ideas to the desk about what I would be capable of carry to Lionel that might be worthy of holding the body.”
The ‘One Evening in Miami…’ actor praised the filmmaker for the “respect” he confirmed to members of the solid – which additionally contains Daniel Craig and Kate Hudson.
He mentioned: “That is one of many issues that I beloved a lot concerning the first movie, that I may really feel his respect for his solid, I may really feel his respect for the individuals he assembled. Each time attainable, he would maintain as lots of them within the body as he may. He wished to inform as lots of these tales concurrently as attainable, so you have bought this actually layered expertise as an viewers member.”
Odom revealed that he was an enormous fan of the unique ‘Knives Out’ movie and was thrilled to get a component within the sequel – which can start a one-week theatrical launch on Wednesday (23.11.22) earlier than launching on Netflix subsequent month.
The star recalled: “I simply beloved it.
“It was a kind of movies that, each fifth individual you talked to is like, ‘Have you ever seen this movie?’ We watched it once more with our households, streamed it once more at residence.
“It is the form of film that I assumed to myself, ‘Man, I hope that in the future a spot might be made for me in an ensemble like that.’ It appeared like a lot enjoyable.”