Dave Bautista: Being Cast in ‘Knives Out 2’ ‘Feels Terrifying,’ but It’s Also ‘Validation’

Another day, another “Knives Out 2” casting announcement.

With each one, it’s starting to feel like Rian Johnson and Netflix are trolling us with an embarrassment of talent: Janelle Monáe, Kathryn Hahn, Edward Norton, and also Dave Bautista, who’s making headlines for his turn in Zack Snyder’s “Army of the Dead.” That film is now in theaters, and will be hitting Netflix next week.

In the meantime, Bautista recently spoke to Slash Film about the “terrifying” experience of being cast in Rian Johnson’s slick sequel to his beloved 2019 whodunit.“It feels terrifying.

I’m nervous about it.

I’m really nervous,” Bautista said about being cast in the movie, which is expected to begin filming in Greece later this year.

“It’s one of those things where now the pressure’s on, because people are expecting things from you.

I want to deliver.

I take pride in that.

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