Not, as you would possibly suppose from the title, a artful Netflix try to money in on the increasing Spider-Verse, Spiderhead is, in reality, am intriguing new psychological thriller starring Chris Hemsworth, Miles Teller and Jurnee Smollett.
Directed by Joseph Kosinski (who, due to the discharge delays for High Gun: Maverick now has movies popping out in consecutive months this 12 months) from a script by Deadpool‘s Rhett Reese and Paul Wernick, Spiderhead adapts George Saunders’ quick story.
This is the fundamentals… In a state-of-the-art penitentiary run by good visionary Steve Abnesti (Hemsworth), inmates put on a surgically connected machine that administers dosages of mind-altering medicine in alternate for commuted sentences. There are not any bars, no cells, or orange jumpsuits.
In Spiderhead, incarcerated volunteers are free to be themselves. Till they’re not. At occasions, they’re a greater model. Have to loosen up? There’s a drug for that. Confused? There’s a drug for that, too. However when two topics, Jeff (Teller) and Lizzy (Smollett), kind a connection, their path to redemption take a twistier flip, as Abnesti’s experiments begin to push the bounds of free will altogether.
Spiderhead will arrive on Netflix on 17 June.