After his directorial debut Ex Machina turned heads in 2015, author/director Alex Garland returned three years later with Annihilation, a mesmerizing and profound sci-fi movie that unsettled and moved audiences in equal measure. He headed to tv with final yr’s bold Hulu collection Devs, however now he’s coming again to the large display with Males, a brand new movie that has now formally begun manufacturing. The nice Jessie Buckley (Wild Rose, I’m Considering of Ending Issues, Chernobyl) is enjoying the lead function.
Rob Hardy, the cinematographer who has filmed every little thing that Garland has directed thus far, and likewise films like Mission: Inconceivable – Fallout and the Jason Statham motion movie Blitz, is returning behind the digicam for Males and shared this picture to mark the beginning of manufacturing.
In line with early studies, the story facilities on “a young woman [Buckley] who goes on a solo vacation to the English countryside after the death of her ex-husband.” That sounds harmless sufficient, however Garland has confirmed to be one of the fascinating filmmakers working in the present day, prepared and in a position to grapple with large concepts and write characters who’re wrestling with intensely private demons. There’s clearly extra right here than meets the attention, and we are able to’t wait to see what it’s.
A24 is financing and distributing this film. Rory Kinnear (Skyfall) can be hooked up to star in a lead function, however it’s nonetheless unclear precisely who he’ll be enjoying. (The ex-husband, maybe?) Regardless, contemplate us totally on board the hype prepare for this one.
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