Wealthy crime novelist Harlan Thrombey invites his kin to an 85th birthday party at his mansion, but festivities are cut short by arguments. When the writer apparently commits suicide, Detective Lieutenant Elliott and Trooper Wagner attend the scene, while private detective Benoit Blanc hovers in the background, closely observing family members. Writer/director Rian Johnson's comedy crime thriller, starring Daniel Craig, Chris Evans and Ana de Armas.