Remember when apocalyptic films like Bird Box and The Platform first premiered on Netflix? They had everyone talking for at least a month on what they would do if they were in the same situation. Yeah, we’re going to be doing that again with Awake, an upcoming Netflix movie, that will have us losing sleep. Literally.
Awake is a film that will join the streaming platform later this year and it features an amazing dystopian premise that is sure to leave you thinking and you definitely don’t want to miss this movie.
We tell you everything to know about the upcoming release including a fresh trailer down below.
Awake plot synopsis
Awake tells the story of a society riddled with chaos and confusion as they lose a very important human ability, sleep.
A mother must fight to keep her family alive as her daughter is the only one who possesses this much-needed ability. However, as the world and herself are slowly descending into hysteria, will she successfully fight off a deranged society or succumb to the madness?
More on the official synopsis here:
After a global event wipes out humanity’s ability to sleep, a troubled ex-soldier fights to save her family as society and her mind spiral into chaos.
The cast of this upcoming film has some familiar faces that you may know including Iron Fist actor Finn Jones, Jennifer Jason Leigh of Atypical, Barry Pepper, Frances Fisher, Shamier Anderson, Ariana Greenblatt, and Jane the Virgin actress Gina Rodriguez.
We already got a look into this chaotic society and it’s seriously hyping us up. Check out Gina Rodriguez and the rest of the cast in the trailer for Awake below:
Did anyone else peep the lineup of nude people or were we hallucinating? This trailer depicts some serious off-the-chain behavior and we already know that we’re in for a wild ride with this movie.
Awake release date
Awake will officially premiere on Netflix on June 9, 2021 and we’re already super excited for next month. One might even say, we’re a little “restless”. (Ba dum tss.)
As always, you can count on us to keep you updated on all the latest on Awake, but in the meantime, check out some other pretty great new movies on Netflix right now.Next: 27 best Netflix movies to watch and 13 to skip