Angela Lansbury learned an amazing new skill for her ‘Glass Onion’ cameo


It wasn’t “game over” for Angela Lansbury.

The late actress learned to play video games for her final movie role in Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery — despite the fact that she was 96 years old.

Lansbury shot her small part in the movie before she died last Octoberplay the game Among Us in the scene Also starring Broadway superstar Stephen Sondheim.

Director Rian Johnson said: new york times Lansbury “wasn’t a gamer,” but was willing to be more tech-savvy in that part.

“She was very patient in explaining the rules of Among Us,” Johnson, 49, recalled humorously. “At that point, she just said, ‘You know what? Tell me what lines. I trust you.’

Lansbury “wasn’t a gamer,” but was willing to be tech-savvy for the part.
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In the flick, Lansbury and Sondheim appear via Zoom to play the game "in us."
In this flick, Lansbury and Sondheim appeared via Zoom playing a game called “Among Us.”

Lansbury’s famous small-town detective Jessica Fletcher played in the CBS series Murder, She Wrote, so Johnson was anxious for her to appear in “Glass Onion.”

The filmmakers also wanted Sondheim to appear as the composer’s 1973 whodunnit. “Last of Sheila” It became the inspiration for a new mystery movie.

Producer Ram Bergman told The Times: But then I was on the phone with our agent, Brian Lourd, and it somehow got off topic. 5 minutes later he emailed me.

Stephen Sondheim.
Broadway legend Stephen Sondheim will also appear in Glass Onions: Knives Out Mystery.
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Director Rian Johnson said,
“Glass Onion” Directed by Rian Johnson
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Like Lansbury, Sondheim has since died.prolific playwright and composer Died November 2021 at the age of 91.

“Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery” is now streaming on Netflix and has become a blockbuster, spending over a week as the streamer’s most-watched movie.

However, the film, which also stars Daniel Craig and Kate Hudson, is a received lukewarm reviews from some reviewers.


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