After a limited one-week theatrical release, billed as a ‘sneak preview’, Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery dropped on Netflix on Friday, December 23.
Written, directed and produced by Rian Johnson once more, the Knives Out (2019) sequel features one other ensemble forged led by Daniel Craig, who’s the one actor to reprise his role from the unique, as master detective Benoit Blanc.
Edward Norton is among the many newcomers, playing Miles Bron, a billionaire and owner of a big technology company, who some fans think is a parody of Elon Musk. The truth is, a few of them have already flooded social media with comments about how the character is a direct shot at the brand new owner and CEO of Twitter.
Comparisons: Edward Norton’s portrayal as Miles Bron within the Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery is being called an Elon Musk parody by growing variety of viewers on social media
Taking to Twitter to attract the comparisons between the Bron character and Musk, one user wrote: ‘Bloody hell. Now that I feel of it, Edward Norton’s character is so harking back to Elon Musk’, which was also reported by NME
One other user tweeted: ‘Rattling, real brave of Netflix and Glass Onion to outright call Elon Musk an absolute idiot and still have a Twitter account.’
Another person appeared to sum up plenty of comments by writing,’Is Glass Onion a thinly veiled dig at Elon Musk? [sic]’
Some people wrote their comments by personally directed it to Musk.
‘Elon I saw you in that recent film knives out Glass Onion! Fabulous Performance!’ one person tweeted with obvious sarcasm within the words.
‘I enjoyed Glass Onion nevertheless it is funny to me that somebody was so mad about Elon Musk they made an entire film simply to own him,’ another person wrote.
Ensemble forged: Daniel Craig is the one actor to reprise his role in Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery
Some fans did indicate the proven fact that the film was in production by June 2021, which was about six months before his controversial 2022 kicked-off, and his push to by Twitter shared that amounted to a 9.2% stake by April 2022.
‘So #GlassOnion was revamped the course of the last two years or so. How did @rianjohnson and @EdwardNorton so perfectly capture late 2022 @elonmusk?’ One person asked.
After which there have been many users who posed the query: ‘Y’all think Elon Musk knows Glass Onion is about him?’
While Norton has not yet commented directly on the Mils Bron- Elon Musk parallels in Glass Onion, the actor did share his interpretation of the character, which again sounds eerily familiar.
‘Miles is the furthest thing from an actual scientist,’ he told Entertainment Weekly. ‘Miles might be highly recognizable to anybody who’s watched the WeWork documentary or the Theranos documentary. He’s high on self-regard and emblematic of the self-appointed tech Illuminati. Miles Bron has never had an original idea at any phase of his life — that is a great summation of him.’
Parallels: ‘Rattling, real brave of Netflix and Glass Onion to outright call Elon Musk an absolute idiot and still have a Twitter account,’ one one user who’s amongst many who’ve flooded social media with comparisons between Norton’s Miles Bron and Elon Musk
Together with Craig and Norton, the ensemble forged also stars Edward Norton, Janelle Monáe, Kathryn Hahn, Leslie Odom Jr., Jessica Henwick, Madelyn Cline, Kate Hudson and Dave Bautista.
Much like Knives Out, Glass Onion has received critical acclaim, which incorporates high praise for its screenplay, direction, performances (Craig, Norton, and Monáe), and the musical rating.
The mystery film has already been acknowledged as the most effective movies of 2022 by the National Board of Review.
The unique Knives Out went on to gross $312.9 million on the box office against a $40 million budget, which can be how much was spent on the follow-up.
In its short run at theaters, the sequel earned $15 million on the box office, but the total tally still stays to be determined.
Again, Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery is now streaming on Netflix.
Sarcastic tweets: ‘Elon I saw you in that recent film knives out Glass Onion! Fabulous Performance!’; this tweet is one example of viewers using sarcasm to indicate similarities between Miles Bron and Elon Musk