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Hulu acquires US rights to Miramax sci-fi thriller 'Mother/Android'

Wed, Mar 10th 2021 04:30 pm

Film, starring Chloë Grace Moretz & directed by Mattson Tomlin, will debut as a Hulu Original Film in 2021

On Wednesday, Hulu announced its acquired the U.S. rights to the Miramax sci-fi thriller “Mother/Android.” The film stars Chloë Grace Moretz (“Shadow in the Cloud,” “Kick-Ass”) as Georgia, Algee Smith (“Judas and the Black Messiah,” “Euphoria”) as Sam, and Raul Castillo (“We the Animals”). “Mother/Android” is written and directed by Mattson Tomlin (“The Batman,” “Project Power”) and is his directorial debut feature. It is produced by Matt Reeves (“The Batman,” “War of the Planet of the Apes,” “Cloverfield”) through his 6th & Idaho production company with Adam Kassan, Rafi Crohn along with Miramax’s Bill Block (“The Gentlemen,” “District 9”), and Charles Miller.

Tomlin said, “This film is a labor of love and I couldn’t be happier that, in these extremely strange times, ‘Mother/Android’ will be handled by a partner who truly cares. I feel extremely lucky to have Hulu bringing the film to audiences later this year.” 

Reeves said, “Mattson’s directorial debut is an intimate sci-fi film that is both beautiful and extremely personal, with a powerful, soulful performance from Chloë Moretz. I am incredibly excited that Hulu will be sharing ‘Mother/Android’ with audiences.” 

Set in the near future, “Mother/Android” follows Georgia and her boyfriend, Sam, through their treacherous journey of escape as their country is caught in an unexpected war with artificial intelligence. Days away from the arrival of their first child, they must face No Man’s Land – a stronghold of the android uprising, in hopes of reaching safety before giving birth.

“Mother/Android” joins Hulu’s growing slate of Original films, including “Palm Springs,” “Bad Hair,” “Run,” “Happiest Season,” “The United States vs. Billie Holiday,” “Boss Level” and “False Positive.”

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