Atlas: Jennifer Lopez starring in Netflix sci-fi thriller

Simply call her Jenny from the Terminator block. Jennifer Lopez is set to star in Netflix’s upcoming sci-fi thriller, Atlas, that’s getting helmed by Rampage director Brad Peyton, according to Deadline.

The futuristic flick sounds like one thing James Cameron may do. It follows Atlas (Lopez), a female preventing for humanity in a time when an AI soldier has concluded the only way to close war is to conclusion humanity. But in order to quit this rogue laptop or computer from unleashing the finish of days, Atlas should join forces with the 1 matter she fears most – an additional AI.

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The tale was hatched by Leo Sardarian, who wrote the primary screenplay, while scribe Aron Eli Coleite is penning the existing draft.

The actress-singer will develop through her Nuyorican Productions banner as part of her initial-look deal with the streamer, alongside with Peyton and his lover Jeff Fierson at ASAP Leisure, and Joby Harold and Tory Tunnell’s Safehouse Pics.

It can be been 20 several years considering that Lopez last dabbled in science fiction, possessing earlier toplined 2000’s sci-fi psychological horror film The Cell. Given that then, the closest J. Lo has appear has been lending her voice to the 2015 sci-fi animated comedy Dwelling.

“Possessing the likelihood to immediate Jennifer in the title function of this motion picture is a dream occur genuine, as I know she’ll carry the extraordinary toughness, depth and authenticity we’ve all occur to admire from her do the job,” Peyton stated in a statement to Deadline.

The 43-yr-old filmmaker acquired his start out in Hollywood herding 2010’s Cats & Canine: The Revenge of Kitty Galore. But Peyton is greatest acknowledged for his ongoing collaboration with Dwayne Johnson having steered the Rock as a result of three blockbuster tentpoles: 2012’s Journey 2: The Mysterious Island, 2015’s catastrophe epic San Andreas, and 2018’s sci-fi monster extravaganza Rampage.

Lopez will next be viewed on the large display screen opposite Owen Wilson in the Common rom com Marry Me and the Lionsgate motion comedy Shotgun Marriage, the two thanks out upcoming yr. No word but as to when Atlas will look on Netflix. at?v=79qRA15YVOU