What if superpowers have been short-term? Challenge Energy, the brand new science-fiction thriller from Viral and Nerve administrators Ariel Schulman and Henry Joost, proposes a world by which superpowers are activated by taking a tablet — and might solely be used for 5 minutes at a time. On high of that, no person is aware of what superpower they’ll manifest till they really strive the tablet, and it may well probably kill whoever takes it.
Jamie Foxx stars as a former soldier whose daughter has been kidnapped by the folks pushing the brand new drug. He groups up with Artwork (Joseph Gordon-Levitt) and Robin (Dominique Fishback), a neighborhood cop and a teenage drug vendor, in his quest to get his daughter again. As a way to give themselves a preventing likelihood, they take the tablet themselves, monitoring down the supply of the drug on the streets of New Orleans.
Rodrigo Santoro, Courtney B. Vance, Amy Landecker, Allen Maldonado, and Machine Gun Kelly additionally star.
The movie will hit Netflix on Aug. 14.