PREVIEW: Spiderhead (15)

WHO’S IN IT?

Chris Hemsworth (Extraction), Miles Teller (Whiplash), Jurnee Smollett (Birds of Prey (and the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn)), Tess Haubrich (Alien: Covenant), Bebe Bettencourt (The Dry), Mark Paguio (film debut), Sam Delich (The Marshes), Joey Vieira (Dora and the Lost City of Gold), Daniel Reader (Snap Factory), Ron Smyck (Nekrotronic), Stephen Tongun (Escape from Pretoria)

WHO’S BEHIND THE CAMERA?

Joseph Kosinski (Top Gun: Maverick), director; Rhett Reese (Deadpool) and Paul Wernick (Zombieland), writers; Tommy Harper (Star Trek Into Darkness), Chris Hemsworth (Extraction), Oren Katzeff (Funke), Eric Newman (Children of Men), Jeremy Steckler (Only the Brave) and Geneva Wasserman (My Adventures with Santa), producers; Joseph Trapanese (Straight Outta Compton), composer; Claudio Miranda (Life of Pi), cinematographer; Stephen Mirrione (The Revenant), editor

WHAT’S IT ABOUT?

In the near future, convicts are offered the choice to volunteer as medical subjects in exchange for a shorter sentence. One of the convicts (Teller) is chosen to be the subject for an emotion-altering drug, an experiment overseen by prison enforcer Steve Abnesti (Hemsworth), which causes him to fall in love with a fellow inmate (Smollett), who he must try and save from harm while also questioning his own emotional state…

IN ONE SENTENCE, WHY SHOULD YOU BE EXCITED?

Chris Hemsworth takes on a mind-bending premise in this dystopian sci-fi from director Joseph Kosinski, whose long-awaited sequel Top Gun: Maverick finally came out last month.

WHEN’S IT OUT?

FRIDAY 17TH JUNE 2022

WHERE CAN I FIND IT?

STREAMING EXCLUSIVELY ON NETFLIX

 

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