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NETFLIX ACQUIRES JOE PENNA’S SCI-FI THRILLER “STOWAWAY” STARRING ANNA KENDRICK, TONI COLLETTE, DANIEL DAE KIM AND SHAMIER ANDERSON

NETFLIX ACQUIRES JOE PENNA’S SCI-FI THRILLER “STOWAWAY” STARRING ANNA KENDRICK, TONI COLLETTE, DANIEL DAE KIM AND SHAMIER ANDERSON
  • Netflix has acquired Stowaway for most of the world.  

    • Netflix will release the film in the US, UK, Australia/New Zealand, India, Latin America, Africa, and select other countries in Asia and Europe

  • Cast: Academy Award nominee Anna Kendrick (A Simple Favor, Pitch Perfect), Academy Award nominee Toni Collette (Velvet Buzzsaw, Hereditary), Daniel Dae Kim (Hawaii Five-O, Lost, Always Be My Maybe), and Shamier Anderson (Race, Destroyer).

  • Director: Joe Penna

  • Writers: Joe Penna and Ryan Morrison

    • Stowaway is the second feature from Penna and Morrison, the duo behind the Cannes Official Selection Arctic

  • Producers: Aram Tertzakian, Nick Spicer, Jonas Katzenstein, Maximilian Leo and Ulrich Schwarz

  • Executive Producers: Maxime Cottray, Nate Bolotin, Ryan Morrison and Philipp Stendebach

  • Production Companies: XYZ Films, augenschein Filmproduktion, RISE PICTURES, and RainMaker Films

    • The film was shot entirely in Germany at Bavaria Studios in Munich and at MMC Studios in Cologne, with VFX handled by RISE | Visual Effects Studios. 

  • Logline: On a mission headed to Mars, an unintended stowaway (Anderson) accidentally causes severe damage to the spaceship’s life support systems. Facing dwindling resources and a potentially grim outcome, a medical researcher (Kendrick) emerges as the only dissenting voice against the clinical logic of both her commander (Collette) and the ship’s biologist (Kim).