What is 'Glass Onion' adapted from? Screenplay details

What is ‘Glass Onion’ adapted from? Screenplay details

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Alison DeGrasch - author

In case you missed it, the 95th Academy Awards nominations were announced on Tuesday, January 24, 2023.

While many moviegoers are eagerly celebrating the film and preparing to cheer on their favorite movie stars, it’s hard not to be embarrassed by one of Best Adapted Screenplay nominees, Glass Onion.

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Many fans (including us) were under the impression that the murder mystery movie, which hits Netflix on December 23, 2022, would be nominated for Best Original Screenplay. So why was it nominated in the Other Writing category? What is Glass Onion adapted from? Keep reading for all the known details.

This was our reaction when Source: Netflix

This was our reaction when “Glass Onion” was nominated for Best Adapted Screenplay at the Oscars.

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What was “Glass Onion” adapted from?

Ok, this is really a trick question. After all, Glass Onion wasn’t adapted from anything.

Yes, it’s an original story by writer-director Rian Johnson, but all sequels fall into the Best Adapted Screenplay category, according to the Academy. We are ~technically~ adaptive as we continue to follow private investigator Benoit Blanc (Daniel Craig).

Based on the nominations, there’s reason to believe this is why the acclaimed filmmaker told The Atlantic that he was “pissed” about the movie’s subtitle. rice field.

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Daniel Craig as Benoit Blanc in Glass OnionSource: Netflix

“Glass Onion” is technically an adaptation, as it features the character of Benoit Blanc

“Okay, I want everyone who liked the first movie to know that this is the next in the series, but the overall appeal for me is that it’s a new, ready-made novel each time.” There is a thousand suns towards serial storytelling.”

Currently, Glass Onion isn’t the only Adapted Screenplay nomination that falls under the Academy’s sequel rules.

Enter the cinematic masterpiece known as Top Gun: Maverick, the beloved sequel to the 1986 film Top Gun. Like Whodunnit, this action-drama flick follows the characters of its predecessor. In this case, it’s Captain Pete “Maverick” Mitchell (Tom Cruise).

The 95th Annual Academy Awards will be held at ABC on Sunday, March 12 at 8pm.

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