Midnight Special (film)
|Directed by||Jeff Nichols|
|Produced by||Sarah Green
Lisa Maria Falcone
|Written by||Jeff Nichols|
|Distributed by||Warner Bros. Pictures|
Midnight Special is an upcoming American science fiction film written and directed by Jeff Nichols. The film stars Adam Driver, Michael Shannon, Kirsten Dunst, and Joel Edgerton. It is Nichols' fourth feature film, and his first studio production.
Nichols has described Midnight Special as a "sci-fi chase film". He stated, "However absurd that sounds, it’s more grounded than Mud. I really wanted to make a 1980s John Carpenter film like Starman. I love the way those films look."
- Michael Shannon
- Kirsten Dunst
- Adam Driver
- Joel Edgerton
- Paul Sparks
- Sam Shepard
- Nathan Brimmer
- Scott Haze
Filming commenced on January 20, 2014 for 40 days in New Orleans, and wrapped on March 01, 2014. It is produced by Sarah Green and Brian Kavanaugh-Jones, with Glen Basner and Christos V. Konstantakopoulos as the executive producers. It is backed and primarily distributed by Warner Bros., with UK distribution handled by eOne. Warner Bros set the film for November 25, 2015 release.
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