Warning (2021 film)

Warning is a 2021 science fiction thriller film directed by Agata Alexander in her directorial debut, from a screenplay by Alexander, Jason Kaye and Rob Michaelson. It stars Alex Pettyfer, Alice Eve, Annabelle Wallis, Benedict Samuel, Charlotte Le Bon, Thomas Jane, Patrick Schwarzenegger, Rupert Everett, Tomasz Kot, Kylie Bunbury and Garance Marillier. The film premiered at the 2021 Sitges Film Festival.[1]

Warning
Poster featuring an astronaut.
Theatrical release poster
Directed byAgata Alexander
Written by
  • Agata Alexander
  • Rob Michaelson
  • Jason Kaye
Produced by
  • Cybill Lui
  • Stanislaw Dziedzic
Starring
CinematographyJakub Kijowski
Edited by
  • Nikodem Chabior
  • Cam Mclauchlin
Music byGregory Tripi
Production
companies
Distributed byLionsgate
Release date
  • October 13, 2021 (2021-10-13) (Sitges)
Running time
85 minutes
Countries
  • United States
  • Poland
LanguageEnglish

SynopsisEdit

"Set in the not-too-distant future, this intense sci-fi thriller explores the repercussions that humanity faces when omniscient technology becomes a substitute for human contact. But life begins to unravel when a meteor shower and a global storm causes electronics to go haywire, leading to terrifying, deadly consequences."[2][3]

CastEdit

ProductionEdit

In September 2018, it was announced James D'Arcy, Laura Harrier, Mena Massoud, Alex Pettyfer, Charlotte Le Bon, Lana Condor and Benedict Samuel would star in the film, with Agata Alexander directing from a screenplay by herself, Jason Kaye and Rob Michaelson. Cybill Lui will produce under her Anova Pictures banner.[4][5][6] In October 2018, Alice Eve joined the cast of the film.[7] In November 2018, Annabelle Wallis joined the cast of the film.[8] In February 2019, Raúl Castillo and Thomas Jane joined the cast of the film.[9] In March 2019, it was announced Patrick Schwarzenegger, Rupert Everett, Tomasz Kot, Kylie Bunbury and Garance Marillier had joined the cast of the film.[10] In April 2019, Toni Garrn, Annabel Mullion and Richard Pettyfer joined the cast of the film.[11]

Principal photography began on March 13, 2019.[12]

ReceptionEdit

Critical responseEdit

On review aggregator Rotten Tomatoes, Warning holds an approval rating of 30% based on 10 reviews, with an average rating of 4.8/10."[3] On Metacritic, the film holds a score of 53 out of 100, based on 5 critics, indicating "mixed or average reviews".[13]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Warning". Sitges Film Festival. Retrieved 11 October 2021.
  2. ^ "Warning (2021) - Financial Information". The Numbers. Retrieved 10 March 2021.
  3. ^ a b "Warning". Rotten Tomatoes. Fandango Media. Retrieved 10 March 2022.
  4. ^ McNary, Dave (5 September 2018). "James D'Arcy, Laura Harrier, Mena Massoud to Star in Sci-Fi 'Warning' (EXCLUSIVE)". Variety. Retrieved 27 March 2019.
  5. ^ Vlessing, Etan (8 September 2018). "Toronto: Alex Pettyfer, Charlotte Le Bon Board Sci-Fi 'Warning'". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved 27 March 2019.
  6. ^ Day-Ramos, Dino (10 September 2018). "Lana Condor And Benedict Samuel Join Cast Of Sci-Fi Thriller 'Warning' – Toronto". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved 27 March 2019.
  7. ^ Wiseman, Andreas (31 October 2018). "Alice Eve Joins Laura Harrier, Alex Pettyfer, Lana Condor, Mena Massoud In Anthology Sci-Fi Thriller 'Warning' — AFM". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved 27 March 2019.
  8. ^ Ritman, Alex (1 November 2018). "Annabelle Wallis Joins Sci-Fi Thriller 'Warning' (Exclusive)". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved 27 March 2019.
  9. ^ Ritman, Alex (6 February 2019). "Berlin: Thomas Jane and Raul Castillo Board 'Warning' (Exclusive)". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved 27 March 2019.
  10. ^ Wiseman, Andreas (27 March 2019). "'Warning': Patrick Schwarzenegger, Rupert Everett, Tomasz Kot, Kylie Bunbury & Garance Marallier Join Thriller". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved 27 March 2019.
  11. ^ Wiseman, Andreas (9 April 2019). "'Warning': Toni Garrn, Annabel Mullion & Richard Pettyfer Join Thriller With Annabelle Wallis, Alex Pettyfer, Alice Eve". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved 9 April 2019.
  12. ^ Dalton, Ben (27 March 2019). "Patrick Schwarzenegger, Rupert Everett among new cast for sci-fi 'Warning'". Screen International. Retrieved 27 March 2019.
  13. ^ "Warning Reviews". Metacritic. Red Ventures. Retrieved 17 September 2022.

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