The mystery of Benoit Blanc’s (Daniel Craig) sexuality is revealed in Rian Johnson’s Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery. The audience gets a glimpse into the mysterious life of the quirky detective at the beginning of the second film when someone knocks on his door while he is playing ‘Between Us’ with his friends and Now Hugh Grant has confirmed the obvious,
a revealing flashback
Later in the film, the audience is brought back to the scene via flashback and is surprised when Hugh Grant appears on screen as a man named Philip who answers the door to Blanche’s house, about creates a certain enigma in whether she is a friend or lover of Blanc. So far, we only knew that Philippe and Blanc lived together under the same roof, but Now Grant has revealed an interesting secret about his relationship with Blank in the film.
Collider, in an interview with Grant talked about his character’s relationship with the detective and noted that in the film they are more than just lovers:
“It’s true, I’m married to James Bond. It’s the cutest moment. I don’t know why they wanted to do it, but still, I thought ‘Knives Out 1’ was brilliant, so yeah, I thought Why not? I appear. There for a few hours”
There were many theories floating around about Blanc’s sexuality and viewers wanted to know if they were right about it. Despite that particular scene with Grant making things, so is director Rian Johnson. Blanc was confirmed to be “gay” during a press conference in London. And that Grant’s character is, in fact, the detective’s boyfriend. Although viewers did not know that they were married, Johnson made it clear that Blank’s personal life was not important, as he just wanted his films to focus on mysteries.