Justin Timberlake is preventing for his innocence in Netflix’s “Reptile.” Within the forthcoming thriller, Timberlake performs a person who finds himself below scrutiny after his girlfriend, a younger real-estate agent, is brutally murdered. Benicio Del Toro additionally stars as a detective making an attempt to crack the case, whereas Alicia Silverstone performs his spouse, who helps him on his hunt to find the reality. The primary trailer, which was launched on Aug. 21, exhibits tensions rising as Del Toro learns sudden truths as he hunts for the killer.
The film, which is able to premiere on the Toronto Worldwide Movie Pageant in September and can hit Netflix in October, is music video director Grant Singer’s characteristic movie debut. Beforehand, Singer has directed music movies for Lorde, Troye Sivan, Sam Smith, and The Weeknd, amongst others.
“I didn’t want to make something that felt cold and clinical and sterile,” the director advised Leisure Weekly in August of his imaginative and prescient for “Reptile.” “I wanted to make something that felt alive and warm and relatable and human, and I think that was certainly an intention of mine to sort of counteract the suspense or the unnerving sense of unease with warmth.” He additionally stated he desires audiences to go away the theater buzzing with shock. “I think the movie will be exciting to people who like to watch something where you don’t know where it’s leading you, where a film is going to have twists and turns and deceive you,” he added. “And people who like things that are intense and visceral and suspenseful, I think they’ll find something exciting in this.”
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Timberlake performs a suspected killer named Will on the coronary heart of “Reptile,” whereas Del Toro performs a detective named Tom Nichols. Silverstone performs his spouse, Judy. Sky Ferreira, Eric Bogosian, Domenick Lombardozzi, Frances Fisher, Ato Essandoh, Michael Carmen Pitt, and Matilda Lutz spherical out the forged.
Del Toro and Silverstone beforehand starred collectively in 1997’s “Excess Baggage,” and Silverstone was at all times a prime decide for her half in “Reptile.” “We both felt like she would be perfect for the role,” Singer advised Leisure Weekly of his and Del Toro’s resolution to forged Silverstone. “And then once we met with her it was very clear that she would bring this character to life in such a unique, interesting, and authentic way,” he stated, noting that her relationship with Del Toro was an element. “Every time she’s on screen, there’s something so electric about her, but also with their dynamic, I think, because they have known each other for so long and have worked together,” he added.
“Reptile” takes place within the aftermath of a horrific homicide, which leaves the sufferer’s boyfriend (Timberlake) below scrutiny. Because the detective assigned to the case (Del Toro) pursues solutions, he winds up having to confront sure points of his personal life.
“Reptile” Launch Date
Reptile hits theaters on Sept. 29. It would start streaming on Netflix on Oct. 6.