Sleep Is Survival in Netflix’s Awake Trailer Starring Gina Rodriguez

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Sleep Is Survival in Netflix's Awake Trailer Starring Gina Rodriguez

Netflix has released the official trailer for their upcoming sci-fi drama Awake, starring Golden Globe winner Gina Rodriguez (Jane the Virgin) and directed Mark Raso (Kodachrome, Copenhagen) who co-wrote the screenplay alongside Joseph Raso from a story by Gregory Poirier. Rodriguez stars as an ex-soldier with a troubled past, who may hold the key to a cure in the form of her own daughter after a global event inflicts insomnia upon humankind.

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Global hysteria ensues after a mysterious catastrophe wipes out all electronics and takes away humanity’s ability to sleep. Scientists race against the clock to find a cure for the unexplained insomnia before its fatal effects eliminate the human race. When Jill, a former soldier, discovers her young daughter may be the key to salvation, she must decide: protect her children at all costs or sacrifice everything to save the world.

Watch the official trailer below:

Awake also stars Ariana Greenblatt, Frances Fisher, Shamier Anderson, Finn Jones, Lucius Hoyos, Gil Bellows, with Barry Pepper and Jennifer Jason Leigh.

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The movie will release on the streamer on Wednesday, June 9, 2021.