Spanish Thriller ‘Wasp Network’: Plot, Cast, Trailer & Netflix Release Date

Review Ethan / 2022-10-27 17:03:40

This Friday's Netflix Original Film will feature Penelope Cruz as Penelope Cruz. It also marks the return of Wagner Moura, a Narcos favorite on Netflix. The plot, cast and trailer for the thriller are all available on our website. We also have the Netflix release date.

Olivier Assayas is the director and writer of Wasp Network, a Netflix Original Spanish thriller. The film is inspired by Fernando Morais's book The Last Soldiers of the Cold War, which is in turn based upon the tale of the famous Cuban Five.

What is the Netflix release date of Wasp Network on Netflix?

Wasp Network streaming on Netflix will begin Friday the 19th June 2020.

It was already in production when the feature-length thriller premiered at Venice's film festival, September 1, 2019.

Is Wasp Network available for streaming in my area?

As a licensed international film Wasp Network won’t be available to stream globally on Netflix.

The film will be restricted to a few regions. These are the regions which will receive Wasp Network.

  • USA
  • UK
  • Australia
  • Canada
  • France
  • New Zealand

The following regions have been excluded from this list:

  • China
  • Eastern Europe
  • Greece
  • Portugal
  • Italy
  • Middle East

Variety reports that Wasp Network will only be available on Netflix for 36 month after its theatrical release.

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Poster for Copyright. RT Features

Wasp Network: What's the plan?

Based on the true story of the Cuban Five, René Gonzalez, a Cuban airplane pilot, flies to Miami, Florida to infiltrate an anti-Castro organization. He flees to Miami with his daughter and wife, leaving Havana where he faces false allegations of being a traitor. However, he knows he is an hero in Cuba's eyes.

What are the Cast Members of Wasp Network's Cast?

These cast members were confirmed as stars in Wasp Network.

Role Cast Member Where Have I Seen/Heard Them Before?
Ana Magarita Martinez Ana de Armas Blade Runner | No Time to Die | Knives Out
Rene Gonzalez Edgar Ramírez The Last Days of American Crime | Gold | Point Break
Olga Salanueva Penélope Cruz Vicky Christina Barcelona | Vanilla Sky | Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides
Juan Pablo Roque Wagner Moura Elite Squad | Narcos | Marighella
Gerardo Hernandez Gael García Bernal Mozart in the Jungle | The Motorcycle Diaries | Amores Perros
Jose Basulto Leonardo Sbaraglia Pain and Glory | The Silence of the Sky | Intacto
Gabriel García Márquez Juan Ángel La caponera | Buen Viento Buena Mar | Love in the Time of Cholera
Mack McLarty Stephen W. Tenner Shades of Blue | Power | The Deuce

How long does Wasp Network run?

This Spanish thriller runs for 123 minutes.

How do you rate your parents?

Wasp Network is yet to be rated by parents, but it should at least get a PG-13 rating.

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Spanish poster for Wasp Network – Copyright. RT Features

Was it in the year 2000?

Filming began in Cuba and continued on Gran Canaria, Spain.

Principal photography started on February 18, 2019, and was completed by May 4, 2019.

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Edgar Ramirez as Rene Gonzalez – Copyright. RT Features

Wasp Network's early reviews.

Reviews for Wasp Network have been less than positive, but don’t let that deter you from watching it upon release!

Based on 27 critics' reviews, Wasp Network currently sits at 41% in Rotten Tomatoes.

IMDb rates the feature at 5.5/10.

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