Netflix have just released the first new images from Duncan Jones’ new movie Mute. Duncan Jones has previously directed the wonderful movie Moon, Source Code and most recently the video game adaptation movie Warcraft.
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The movie is currently filming out in Germany and we were lucky enough to visit the set. Our report and all we learned from that visit will hit HeyUGuys closer to the movie’s release later this year.
Mute is a passion project that Jones has been pushing to make for years and it’s wonderful to see the likes of online streaming service Netflix pick up the project and run with it. Mute sees a cast which includes Alexander Skarsgård, Paul Rudd, Justin Theroux and newcomer Seyneb Saleh.
Set in the near-future, Leo (Alexander Skarsgård) is a bartender living in the pulsing city of Berlin. Because of a childhood accident, Leo lost the ability to speak and the only good thing in his life is his beautiful girlfriend Naadirah (Seyneb Saleh). When she vanishes without a trace, Leo’s search for her takes him deep into the city’s seedy underbelly. A pair of wisecracking American surgeons (Paul Rudd and Justin Theroux) are the only recurring clue and Leo is forced to take on this teeming underworld in order to find his love.
Mute is a The Netflix original film directed by Duncan Jones and written by Jones and Michael Robert Johnson. Stuart Fenegan serves as producer and Charles J.D. Schissel and Trevor Beattie serve as executive producers. The film will launch in all territories where Netflix is available in 2017.
Check out the first-look images below which you can click to enlarge.