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Actor Daniel Craig and director Rian Johnson tell The Advocate Channel why they chose to give detective Benoit Blanc a male partner.

The release of Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery gave audiences another look into detective Benoit Blanc's world — and at his love life.

The Netflix film made waves when it revealed the iconic sleuth is in a relationship with another man, though actor Daniel Craig and director Rian Johnson didn't see their choice as revolutionary.

"It was a very simple decision," Craig tells Tracy E Gilchrist of Advocate Today. "It seemed right."

Rian Johnson and Daniel Craig Talk 'Glass Onion' | Advocate Today

While the film has been praised for its progressive messaging, the actor continued to say that wasn't the intention of the Knives Out sequel.

"There are many social issues. There are many things to dig out and think about, but it's not the reason we made the movie," Craig explained. "We made the movie so that people could have a huge amount of fun."

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