Chloë Grace Moretz takes us into the future with “The Peripheral” from Prime Video.
The time travel series is based on the best-selling science fiction novel by author William Gibson and is adapted for the screen by Lisa Joy and Jonathan Nolan, the creators of “Westworld.” The show premieres October 21 on Prime Video.
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In the vein of “The Matrix” and “Total Recall,” “The Peripheral” introduces viewers to another dimension: but this time, it’s a journey into the future, not an alternate past. The cast includes Jack Reynor, Gary Carr, Eli Goree, Louis Herthum, JJ Feild, T’Nia Miller, Charlotte Riley, Alexandra Billings, Adelind Horan, Alex Hernandez, Katie Leung, Julian Moore-Cook, Melinda Page Hamilton, Chris Coy , and Austin Rising.
According to an official synopsis, “The Peripheral” centers on Flynne Fisher (Moretz), a woman trying to piece together her broken family in a forgotten corner of tomorrow’s America. Flynne is smart, ambitious and doomed. She has no future; until the future comes calling. The Peripheral is master storyteller William Gibson’s dazzling and hallucinatory vision of the fate of humanity and what lies beyond.
The first episode will premiere exclusively on Prime Video on October 21, with a new weekly episode every Friday through December 9. The series will be available in more than 240 countries and territories worldwide.
The series is produced by Amazon Studios and Warner Bros Television, in association with Nolan’s Kilter Films. Executive producing “The Peripheral” is creator/executive producer Scott B. Smith, director Vincenzo Natali, Greg Plageman, Jonathan Nolan and Lisa Joy, Athena Wickham and Steven Hoban.
Producer Nolan recently wrote and produced “The Fallout” this year.
In addition to “The Peripheral,” lead star Moretz will appear in the true-crime biopic “White Night,” based on the rise of cult leader Jim Jones, and “Love Is a Gun,” an updated version of “Bonnie and Clyde.” Moretz previously starred in the futuristic project “Mother/Android,” a Hulu film written and directed by Mattson Tomlin. Moretz played a pregnant woman on the run from an unexpected war with artificial intelligence, days away from giving birth. The 2021 film earned a C- review from IndieWire’s David Ehrlich upon release.
“The Peripheral” premieres October 21 on Prime Video.
Check out the teaser below.
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