WHO’S IN IT?
Kate Mara (The Martian), Anya Taylor-Joy (The Witch), Toby Jones (Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy), Rose Leslie (Game of Thrones), Boyd Holbrook (A Walk Among The Tombstones), Jennifer Jason Leigh (The Hateful Eight), Michelle Yeoh (Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon), Paul Giamatti (Sideways), Chris Sullivan (The Drop), Michael Yare (Between the Canals), Conor Mullen (The Tiger’s Tail), Luke Whoriskey (film debut), Jonathan Aris (Sherlock), Sam Spruell (The Hurt Locker)
WHO’S BEHIND THE CAMERA?
Luke Scott (film debut), director; Seth W. Owen (Peepers), writer; Mark Huffam (Johnny English), Michael Schaefer (No Regrets) and Ridley Scott (Prometheus), producers; Max Richter (Waltz with Bashir), composer; Mark Patten (Blood Orange), cinematographer; Laura Jennings (Edge of Tomorrow), editor
WHAT’S IT ABOUT?
Lee Weathers (Mara), a corporate risk-management consultant, is brought into a top-secret facility to determine whether an artificially-created human named Morgan (Taylor-Joy) should be terminated after a terrible accident. Naturally, this piece of news doesn’t go down well with the dangerous test subject…
IN ONE SENTENCE, WHY SHOULD YOU BE EXCITED?
The son of famed director Ridley Scott – who also produces – makes his directorial debut with this chilling psychological thriller that seems to be one part Ex Machina, and other parts crazy.