Curtis just starred in director David Gordon Green’s record-breaking “Halloween” sequel, which has grossed $87.2 million domestically since its opening last weekend.
“Knives Out” is described as a modern-day murder mystery in the classic whodunit style infused with Johnson’s original voice that informed films from “Brick” to “Looper.”
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Ram Bergman will produce “Knives Out” under Johnson and Bergman’s newly-formed production shingle.
Bergman has collaborated with Johnson on all of his feature films. Johnson will write and direct the Mrc film. Production is set to begin in November.
Michael Shannon and Don Johnson will also star.
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