DAMSON IDRIS AND EMILY BEECHAM JOIN ANTHONY MACKIE IN “OUTSIDE THE WIRE”
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Cast: Damson Idris (Snowfall, Black Mirror) and Emily Beecham (Little Joe, Daphne) join the previously announced Anthony Mackie
Idris will co-lead alongside Anthony Mackie in Outside the Wire. He also stars in Farming which is inspired by Akinnuoye-Agbaje real-life experience with the practice of farming, a term used in the 60s in reference to Nigerian immigrants coming to Britain who would foster their children out to poor white working-class families in order to create a better opportunity for themselves. Once they had accomplished what they set out to do, they would pick up their children and return to Africa to rebuild their lives. Idris recently won the Best Performance in a British Feature Film prize at the Edinburgh Film Festival for this performance.
Beecham most recently earned the Best Actress Award at the 72nd Cannes Film Festival for the film Little Joe.
Director: Mikael Håfström (Escape Plan, 1408, Evil)
Producers: 42 and Automatik are producing. Brian Kavanaugh-Jones for Automatik, Ben Pugh and Erica Steinberg for 42, Jason Spire for Inspire Entertainment, Anthony Mackie
Executive Producers: Josh Horsfield; Fred Berger for Automatik; Rory Aiken for 42; David U. Lee for Leeding Media
Co-Producer: Charlie Morrison for 42
Writer: Rob Yescombe, Rowan Athale
Logline: Set in the future, a drone pilot is sent into a deadly militarized zone where he finds himself working for an android officer tasked to locate a doomsday device before the insurgents do.
Principal photography will start later this summer
Netflix previously partnered with Automatik and 42 on In The Shadow of the Moon starring Boyd Holbrook, Michael C. Hall, Cleopatra Coleman and Bokeem Woodbine which will be released later this year
42 has a multi-year first-look development, financing and production deal for feature films with Netflix
July 18, 2019 8:35pm ET by Netflix