Simu Liu (Shang-Chi and The Legend of The Ten Rings), Sterling K. Brown (Honk for Jesus. Save Your Soul.), and Abraham Popoola (The Great) join star and producer Jennifer Lopez in Atlas. Brad Peyton will direct the film. Aron Eli Coleite will pen the Netflix film based on an original script by Leo Sardarian.
Brad Peyton and Jeff Fierson for ASAP Entertainment; Joby Harold and Tory Tunnell for Safehouse Pictures; Jennifer Lopez, Elaine Goldsmith-Thomas, and Benny Medina for Nuyorican Productions; and Greg Berlanti and Sarah Schechter for Berlanti/Schechter Films serve as producers. Mike McGrath is the executive producer.
‘Atlas’ is based on an intelligence analyst who gets stranded on a distant planet and must learn to fight inside a military-grade mech suit to survive.
The film falls under the creative partnership between Lopez’s Nuyorican Productions and Netflix.
Lopez, producing partner Elaine Goldsmith-Thomas and longtime manager Benny Medina plan to create a slate of films, television series, and scripted and unscripted content with an emphasis on projects that support diverse female actors, writers, and filmmakers.