Allison Janney returns in an epic new action thriller

Autumn is finally upon us, and as the weather turns colder and the leaves begin to fall, we’re getting ready to snuggle up with a new crop of tense and suspenseful detective dramas, psychological thrillers and true crime documentaries on television. .

And what a great offer we have. In the last week alone, we had the hit Netflix mystery series. echoes about devious identical twins, ITV’s chilling thriller the suspect and the second series of the BBC’s crude fake drama The capturewhile the new Netflix release devil in ohio seems to captivate with the story of a mysterious young woman who escapes from a satanic cult in a small town in the United States.

But to be perfectly honest, Allison Janney, the new Netflix movie lou is without a doubt the action thriller we never knew we needed.

lou finds the Oscar winner in a completely different role than some of her most compelling performances in characters like Aid Y me, tony. Why? Because this time, she’s serving cold revenge as an action hero.

Janney plays Lou, who leads a secluded rural life believing she has put her dangerous past behind her. However, her peaceful life is interrupted when her neighbor’s daughter (Jurnee Smollett) is kidnapped and she shows up at Lou’s house begging for her help in finding her. As a massive storm rages, the two women embark on a rescue mission that will test their limits and expose dark and shocking secrets from their past.

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lou

If you’re reading this hoping that Janney is about to get caught up in some stunt-packed sequences, rest easy because the trailer shows that she’s ready to take matters into her own hands as she embarks on a serious mission of revenge. To think Taken satisfies pieces of it vibes as we launch into a kidnapping story that can only be solved by a lonely character with a dark and secret past.

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“I wish I could say something good came out of what I did,” says Lou de Janney in an ominous voiceover. “In truth, I left the world a more dangerous place.”

The trailer also shows the desperate arrival of Lou’s neighbor who tells him that his daughter has been kidnapped and from the looks of it, Lou knows a thing or two about the alleged culprit. He points out the loading of shotguns, the night trails in the rain, and the takedown of a villain in a cabin.

“This is not just a kidnapping,” says Lou as the violence escalates. “We all have a past. We all have secrets.”

lou will be available to stream on Netflix on September 23.

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