“On the Clock” Serena Williams Cuts Off Daniel Craig With Her Abrupt Presence in Netflix’s Most-Watched Movie on Christmas Eve

Published 12/26/2022, 5:50 AM EST

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‘Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery’, is the 2nd film in the ‘Knives Out’ series. Notably, it is the most-watched movie on Netflix on Christmas Eve. Certainly, the audience has been loving the concept of the film with Detective Benoit Blanc, played by Daniel Craig, at the helm, trying to solve the murder mystery of Miles Bron; on a private island. Furthermore, the star-studded cast also featured some cameos. One being none other than Serena Williams herself.

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The 23-time Grand Slam champion has played many roles in TV series and has marked her presence on the silver screen before. Be it ‘The Ellen DeGeneres Show’ or with Ophrah Winfrey, Williams made a strong presence everywhere. However, this was her first cameo in the exciting Murder mystery genre. 

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Serena Williams in ‘Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery’

In one of the most watched flicks on Netflix on Christmas Eve, Serena Williams, in a cameo, portrayed a fitness trainer. However small the role she played, one cannot deny the grace and swag with which she owned it. Right in the middle of the movie, when Benoit Blanc and Andi Brand are busy discussing the motives of their suspects; the American tennis legend offers a fitness session to Andi(Helen) and Benoit.

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Seemingly irritated, she said, “Do either of you two want to do a session or what?” To which both Brand and Beniot look at her questioningly. The 23-time Grand Slam champion responds with, “I’m on the clock.”

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And when Brand observes that the world-class detective might be contemplating an answer, she looks at him dumbfounded, with raised brows and an open mouth. Of course, the famous detective had to say no in comedic fashion. He replied, “No, not right now.”

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Certainly, he didn’t want to forgo any future fitness sessions with the legendary tennis player.

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And who can give a better fitness session than Williams? With her dominating serves, analytical game, strict fitness routine, and diet; the legendary player embodies strength like arguably no other female tennis player, and her two-decades-long reign is proof of her success on the court.

Would you want a fitness session with Serena Williams? Let us know in the comments below. 

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Deepakshi Chaudhary

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Deepakshi Chaudhary is a Tennis writer at EssentiallySports. She is currently pursuing her Masters at the Indian Institute of Foreign Trade, and has worked as an editor for a reputed sports website. Watching Serena Williams dominate the WTA Tour in her heyday is what inspired Deepakshi to follow tennis.
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Veer Badani

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