Shang-Chi and The Legend of The Ten Rings star Simu Liu is about to play the villain in Netflix’s Atlas, a sci-fi thriller film headlined by Jennifer Lopez. According to leisure outlet Deadline, This Is Us star Sterling Ok Brown and The Great actor Abraham Popoola will play key roles within the upcoming movie.
The film follows Atlas (Lopez), a girl preventing for humanity in a future the place an AI (synthetic intelligence) soldier has decided the one solution to finish struggle is to finish humanity. To outthink this rogue AI, Atlas should work with the one factor she fears most — one other AI.
Brad Peyton of Rampage fame will direct Atlas, penned by screenwriter Aron Eli Coleite, who labored off an unique script by Leo Sardarian.
Joby Harold and Tory Tunnell will produce for Safehouse Pictures together with Peyton and Jeff Fierson for ASAP Entertainment in addition to Elaine Goldsmith-Thomas and Benny Medina becoming a member of Lopez to again the mission by means of Nuyorican Productions.
The film falls underneath the first-look deal Lopez signed final 12 months with Netflix.