Netflix has released the teaser for Antoine Fuqua’s upcoming crime thriller titled The Guilty, starring Oscar nominee Jake Gyllenhaal as a 911 Dispatcher. The film is set to arrive in select theaters on September 24 and will be available for streaming on Friday, October 1.
The Guilty teaser, which you can check out below along with the key art, features Gyllenhaal’s Joey Baylor as he gets a call from a woman who claims that she has been abducted. Now, he must find a way to locate her before it’s too late.
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The Guilty is an English remake of the 2018 Danish film of the same name. Joining Gyllenhaal are Ethan Hawke (First Reformed), Peter Sarsgaard (Shattered Glass), Riley Keough (Zola), Da’Vine Joy Randolph (Dolemite Is My Name), Paul Dano (Escape at Dannemora), and Bill Burr (The King of Staten Island).
“The film takes place over the course of a single morning in a 911 dispatch call center,” reads the synopsis. “Call operator Joe Baylor (Gyllenhaal) tries to save a caller in grave danger-but he soon discovers that nothing is as it seems, and facing the truth is the only way out.”
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The Guilty is directed by Antoine Fuqua, who reunites with Gyllenhaal following 2015’s Southpaw. It is written by Nic Pizzolatto, with original director Gustav Moller set as an executive producer. It is produced by Gyllenhaal, Riva Marker, Kat Samick, Scott Greenberg, Michel Litvak, Gary Michael Walters, David Litvak, Svetlana Metkina, and David Haring.