Set in the yr 2052 in Berlin, Mute follows Leo (Alexander Skarsgård), a mute bartender who’s looking out for his lacking female friend Naadirah (Seyneb Saleh). After he protects his female friend from being pressured through consumers, she tells him that whilst she loves him, “you don’t know me.” When she vanishes, he units off to seek out her, working right into a surgeon named Cactus Jack (Paul Rudd) and any other guy named Duck Teddington (Justin Theroux).
The film stocks a universe with Jones’ debut film Moon. Where Moon used to be impressed through vintage science fiction motion pictures like Outland or Silent Running, Jones has described Mute as taking a web page from Blade Runner’s playbook — one thing we see in the neon-lit streets of Jone’s futuristic Berlin.
Jones famous lately on Twitter that he wrote Mute ahead of Moon and that it might had been his first film. Impressed through Sam Rockwell’s audition, he ended up writing Moon for the actor, and Mute used to be driven to the again burner after he directed Source Code and Warcraft and used to be at one level going to change into a graphic novel. That by no means panned out, and ultimately, Netflix picked up the film for its rising authentic content material library.
Mute will start streaming on February 23rd.