Netflix Movie ‘Awake’: Arrives in June 2021 & What We Know So Far

Review Ethan / 2023-03-06 01:38:19

Perhaps one for all the insomniacs out there, Netflix’s upcoming sci-fi thriller delves into a world plagued by those unable to sleep, with Jane the Virgin’s Gina Rodriguez in the driver’s seat to save the day. Coming to Netflix in June 2021, we’re keeping track of everything you need to know about Awake, including the plot, cast, trailers, and Netflix release date.

Mark Raso directs Awake, a Netflix Original Sci-Fi thriller film. It is based on the screenplay he and Joseph Raso wrote. Entertainment One and Paul Schiff Productions handled production.

Awake, at the time this article was written, is the scheduled 61st Netflix Original Movie to arrive on Netflix in 2021.

What is the Awake Netflix Release Date?

Awake will debut on Netflix Wednesday June 9, 2021. Subscribers around the world will have access to Awake.

Is there a plot to Awake's story?

All electronic devices are destroyed and people lose their ability to fall asleep, causing a world-wide catastrophe that quickly causes chaos. Jill, an ex-soldier, may have the cure to the world’s problem thanks to her daughter Matilda, but delivering her to the right people and saving the world is balanced on a thread as Jill slowly begins to lose her mind from the lack of sleep.

What are the cast members for Awake?

Although the cast of Awake has been confirmed, some characters are still to be named.

Role Cast Member Where Have I Seen/Heard Them Before?
Matilda Ariana Greenblatt Love and Monsters | The One and Only Ivan | Avengers: Infinity War
TBA Jennifer Jason Leigh The Hateful Eight | Dolores Claiborne | Single White Female
TBA Shamier Anderson Stowaway | Son of the South | Wynonna Earp
TBA Barry Pepper Saving Private Ryan | The Green Mile | True Grit
Jill Gina Rodriguez Deepwater Horizon | Annihilation | Jane the Virgin
TBA Frances Fisher Titanic | Unforgiven | Holidate
TBA Finn Jones Iron Fist | Game of Thrones | The Defenders
TBA Gil Bellows Patriot | The Shawshank Redemption | Love and a .45
Clarence Sebastion Piggot Slasher | Kodachrome | Wynonna Earp
TBA Sergio Di Zio Flashpoint | The Lookout | The Queen’s Gambit

After starring in Love and Monsters, Ariana Greenblatt is a young actress that subscribers will recognize. Greenblatt might also be well-known to MCU enthusiasts, as she starred as the young Gamora in Infinity War.

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Gina Rodriguez (left) and Ariana Greenblatt (right)

What is the movie’s runtime?

The running time of Awake is 96 minutes.

Where and when did Awake's production take place?

The production began in Toronto on August 19, 2019 and continued for many months. It’s unclear if the global pandemic impacted the post-production of the movie, but it definitely impacted any 2020 release.

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