Netflix has launched the primary trailer, poster and pictures from its upcoming superhero mystery film Power Project, starring Jamie Foxx and Joseph Gordon-Levitt within the lead roles. Henry Joost and Ariel Schulman are directing from a script by means of the creator of The Batman, Mattson Tomlin. Expectations are prime for the mission, which has been rated R for violence, bloody pictures, drug content material, and a few language, to be a bold new access into the superhero style.
“On the streets of New Orleans, word begins to spread about a mysterious new pill that unlocks superpowers unique to each user. The catch: You don’t know what will happen until you take it. While some develop bulletproof skin, invisibility, and super strength, others exhibit a deadlier reaction. But when the pill escalates crime within the city to dangerous levels, a local cop (Joseph Gordon-Levitt) teams with a teenage dealer (Dominique Fishback) and a former soldier fueled by a secret vendetta (Jamie Foxx) to fight power with power and risk taking the pill in order to track down and stop the group responsible for creating it.”
The pictures characteristic one of the lead forged from the Netflix film, which with the exception of Gordon-Levitt, Foxx and Fishback additionally come with Machine Gun Kelly, Rodrigo Santoro, and Courtney B. Vance. One image options Foxx’s persona of ex-soldier Art, clutching what seems to be the mysterious tremendous drug between his tooth.
Another symbol displays Gordon-Levitt in his position as a New Orleans police detective tasked with discovering the drug, who finally ends up gaining superpowers after consuming a dose. Dominique Fishback and Colson Baker (a.ok.a. Machine Gun Kelly) additionally display up, with the latter noticed to be possessing a type of fire-generating energy that seems to be actually eating his frame.
Henry Joost and Ariel Schulman additionally seem in a behind-the-scenes symbol juggling culmination with Foxx. The ingenious duo in the back of Power Project are very best recognized for steering the documentary Catfish, in addition to horror sequels Paranormal Activity 3 and Paranormal Activity 4. Apart from Power Project, the 2 also are connected to the impending live-action Mega Man film adaptation.
The idea of a marvel drug that unlocks new talents has already been explored via movies and tv initiatives like Limitless and Lucy. Power Project seems to be upping the ante by means of having the drug grant precise superpowers versus merely augmenting brainpower, which makes the atmosphere seem nearer to the 2012 indie hit Chronicle.
Foxx and Gordon-Levitt aren’t any strangers to the superhero style. Foxx seemed as Electro in 2014’s The Amazing Spider-Man 2, whilst Gordon-Levitt performed the position of Officer John Blake in The Dark Knight Rises, the place he was once hinted to later turn out to be Batman’s successor Robin.
With the skill connected to the movie, superhero film enthusiasts are taking a look ahead to finding the sector of Power Project as extra main points are published. The movie is ready to unlock on Netflix on August 14.