Ash: Tessa Thompson and Joseph Gordon-Levitt to Lead Sci-Fi Thriller

According to Deadline, Thor: Love and Thunder star Tessa Thompson and Golden Globe nominee Joseph Gordon-Levitt have signed on to star in the upcoming sci-fi thriller titled Ash. The project comes from musician turned filmmaker Flying Lotus and Neill Blomkamp.

After recently reprising her Marvel Cinematic Universe character Valkyrie, Thompson will next be seen in the upcoming Creed III, with Michael B. Jordan also set to direct. Meanwhile, Gordon-Levitt will voice Jiminy Cricket in Disney’s upcoming Pinocchio movie.

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Ash will be directed by Steven Ellison aka Grammy winner Flying Lotus, who will also compose the film’s original score. This marks his second directorial feature since directing the horror comedy Cousin in 2017. The film was written by Jonni Remmler.

“The film follows a woman (Thompson) who wakes up on a distant planet to find the crew of her space station viciously killed, then must decide whether she can trust the man (Gordon-Levitt) sent to rescue her ,” it reads. synopsis. “But when their investigation into what happened sets off a terrifying chain of events, he begins to wonder just how innocent she really is.”

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Ash will be executive produced by Blomkamp and Echo Lake Entertainment with XYZ Films and GFC Films set to produce. Production is expected to begin sometime next year in New Zealand.

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