Chris Evans’ Knives Out Sweater Got Too Much Attention – The Hollywood Reporter

new Knives out Sequel, Glass onionDebate over its release strategy continues, and now it seems the Rian Johnson-directed film franchise has another potential controversy on its hands: the merits of Chris Evans’ outfit in the first film.

During a BBC Radio 1 interview Post Daniel Craig, who stars in both, took to social media Thursday Knives out The films of unflappable detective Benoit Blanc revealed that he never understood why the cream-colored cable knit sweater worn by Evans’ character Hugh Ransom Drysdale in the 2019 smash hit received such praise and excitement.

“It’s the bit that goes over my head,” Craig said. “I don’t understand. It’s like, so Chris Evans is wearing a jumper. Like he’s naked or wearing a jumper below the waist. I was like, ‘He’s just wearing a jumper’.

But Craig wasn’t just poking fun at the cold-weather clothing item that led to plenty of social media posts and fashion-focused articles to rave about. Indeed, the now-former James Bond star impersonated a news anchor and announced: “The news is, ‘Chris Evans wears a jumper.'” When interviewer Ali Plumb noted that it was alive, Craig Gamely agreed, “Sure. , it’s country. He does it well.” .He wears it very nicely.

Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery, hit Netflix on Friday, raising eyebrows in the industry over the streamer’s decision to give the mystery film just one week of theatrical release. CEO Reed Hastings defended the strategy, admitting it left a lot of box office dollars on the table.

The film’s ensemble cast also includes Edward Norton, Janelle Monae, Kathryn Hahn, Leslie Odom Jr., Jessica Henwick, Madeleine Klein, Kate Hudson, and Dave Bautista.

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