Variety is exclusively reporting that Jennifer Jason Leigh, Barry Pepper, Finn Jones, Ariana Greenblatt, Frances Fisher, Shamier Anderson, Lucius Hoyos and Gil Bellows will be joining Gina Rodriguez in the Netflix sci-fi thriller Awake.
Awake is set after a global event suddenly wipes out all electronics and takes away mankind’s ability to sleep, and chaos quickly begins to consume the world. One woman may hold the key to a cure in the form of her own daughter while she faces the prospect of saving the world before she herself loses her mind.
The film is currently in production in Canada.
Awake is written by Mark Raso, Joseph Raso and Greg Poirier, with Mark Raso also directing the film. The film is produced by Entertainment One and Paul Schiff, with Gina Rodriguez serving as executive producer alongside the Raso brothers, Mark Gordon, Josh Phillips, Matt Jackson, Greg Poirier and Whitney Brown. Joanne Lee serves as co-executive producer.