Netflix has been on an buying spree the previous yr, and the main target has been on blockbuster hits in addition to movies which might be more likely to be nominated for awards. Within the latter class comes Lou, which is very more likely to rating a nomination for actress Allison Janney who will painting the titular character.
Lou shall be directed by Anna Foerster who is thought for her work on Outlander, Jessica Jones, Underworld: Blood Wars and Westworld. Written by Maggie Cohn (The Lady Earlier than, American Crime Story) and had a script revision by Jack Stanley, the movie is ready to be produced independently by JJ Abrams and his Unhealthy Robotic manufacturing firm together with and Braden Aftergood (Hell or Excessive Water) earlier than touchdown with Netflix.
What’s the plot of Lou?
Lou follows the lifetime of a younger lady and her landlord Lou, performed by Janney, as they staff as much as discover the lady’s daughter after she is kidnapped by her father. Janney’s character is described as “a hard-shelled and rule-breaking lady” who possesses a selected set of expertise, together with distinctive monitoring talents. The film is described as a mixture of Thelma and Louise and Taken and positions itself as a feminist revenge thriller.
Right here is the official logline for Netflix’s Lou:
An aged lady who hacks out a tough existence on a distant island is pressured to assist her dimwitted neighbor rescue her daughter whose ex has kidnapped her and escaped into the woods. Janney will play the owner, a hard-shelled and rule-breaking lady that has unexpectedly spectacular monitoring talents, amongst different ability units.
Who’s solid in Lou?
Allison Janney was solid as Lou, the titular character in 2019 and it’s undoubtedly one other function that may convey her awards. Janney already has an Oscar, and a Golden Globe for her supporting function in I, Tonya, which starred Margot Robbie. She additionally has six Emmys to her credit score. No different names have been introduced for the opposite lead roles in Netflix’s Lou in the mean time.
What’s the manufacturing standing of Lou?
Present manufacturing standing: Lively improvement (Final up to date: 03/19/2021)
Netflix’s Lou was anticipated to enter manufacturing from Might to July 2020 in Vancouver after being arrange at Paramount, however Unhealthy Robotic determined to provide it independently earlier than it landed with Netflix. Now, in line with issue 1237 of Production Weekly, Netflix’s will lastly enter manufacturing in June 2021 and wrap in August of the identical yr. Manufacturing is to happen in Vancouver, Canada.
When will Lou be launched on Netflix?
Whereas the official launch date for Netflix’s Lou isn’t recognized, contemplating a Summer season 2021 manufacturing begin, we will in all probability count on Lou to drop on Netflix mid-2022.