65: Adam Driver to lead Sony’s sci-fi thriller from A Quiet Place scribes
According to Deadline, two-time Oscar nominee Adam Driver has signed on for the leading role in Sony Pictures’ upcoming sci-fi thriller titled 65 which hails from A Quiet Place writing duo Scott Beck and Bryan Woods. In addition, Sam Raimi (Spider-Man trilogy, Evil Dead films) has also boarded the project to serve as a producer along with Zainab Azizi and Debbie Liebling through their Raimi Productions banner.
65 will be written and directed by Beck and Woods, who will also produce the film through Beck/Woods banner. Further details about the film’s plot and characters are still being kept under wraps. This will also mark the directing duo’s latest collaboration with Raimi after working together on one episode of Quibi’s 50 States of Fright.
Adam Driver gained worldwide recognition for performance as Kylo Ren in the Star Wars sequel trilogy. After receiving commercial success for Star Wars, he then earned critical acclaimed for his performances in Spike Lee’s BlacKkKlansman, and Noah Baumbach’s Marriage Story which both gave him two Oscar nominations for Best Supporting Actor and Best Actor respectively. He will next be seen in Ridley Scott’s The Last Duel starring alongside Matt Damon and Ben Affleck.
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