Sony Digital Rapids Pixel Power calrec Sony



Director: Mikael H fstr m (Escape Plan, 1408, Evil)

Producers: 42 and Automatik are producing. Brian Kavanaugh-Jones for Automatik, Ben Pugh and Erica Steinberg for 42, Jason Spire for Inspire Entertainment, Anthony Mackie

Executive Producers: Josh Horsfield; Fred Berger for Automatik; Rory Aiken for 42

Co-Producer: Charlie Morrison for 42

Writer: Rob Yescombe, Rowan Athale

Cast: Anthony Mackie (Avengers, The Hurt Locker)

Logline: Set in the future, a drone pilot is sent into a deadly militarized zone where he finds himself working for an android officer tasked to locate a doomsday device before the insurgents do.

Principal photography will start later this summer

Netflix previously partnered with Automatik and 42 on In The Shadow of the Moon starring Boyd Holbrook, Michael C. Hall, Cleopatra Coleman and Bokeem Woodbine which will be released later this year

42 has a multi-year first-look development, financing and production deal for feature films with Netflix


Automatik is a Los Angeles based film and television production company led by Brian Kavanaugh-Jones and Fred Berger, and partnered with Grandview Management. Berger and Kavanaugh-Jones have produced over 70 films including Damien Chazelle's LA LA LAND, Jeff Nichols' films TAKE SHELTER, MIDNIGHT SPECIAL, and LOVING, as well as the INSIDIOUS Chapters, the SINISTER series, and THE AUTOPSY OF JANE DOE. Berger received an Academy Award nomination and won Golden Globe, BAFTA, PGA, BFCA, and NY Film Critics Circle awards for LA LA LAND.

Since Kavanaugh-Jones and Berger partnered in 2016, they are off to a prolific start, making over 30 films, including Cory Finley's BAD EDUCATION (Hugh Jackman, Allison Janney), Benedict Andrews' AGAINST ALL ENEMIES (Kristen Stewart, Anthony Mackie, Jack O'Connell), Jim Mickle's IN THE SHADOW OF THE MOON (Boyd Holbrook), Alma Har'el's HONEY BOY (Shia LaBoeuf, Lucas Hedges, Noah Jupe), Chris Weitz' OPERATION FINALE (Oscar Isaac, Sir Ben Kingsley), Karyn Kusama's DESTROYER (Nicole Kidman), Max Minghella's TEEN SPIRIT (Elle Fanning, Rebecca Hall), Kim Nguyen's THE HUMMINGBIRD PROJECT (Alexander Skarsgaard, Jesse Eisenberg), Leigh Whannell's THE UPGRADE (Logan Marshall Green), Reed Morano's I THINK WE'RE ALONE NOW (Peter Dinklage, Elle Fanning), Nia DaCosta's LITTLE WOODS (Tessa Thompson, Lily James), ALL ABOUT NINA (Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Common), and Miles Joris-Peyrafitte's DREAMLAND (Margot Robbie).


42 is a management and production company, with offices in London and Los Angeles. Established in 2013, 42 is run by five partners: producers Rory Aitken and Ben Pugh and managers Kate Buckley, Cathy King and Josh Varney.

42's management division represents an eclectic range of high profile and emerging talent. The company's client list includes actors, writers, directors, producers, and casting directors.

Their upcoming slate includes three films in post-production, Cold War thriller IRONBARK starring Benedict Cumberbatch and Rachel Brosnahan, MILITARY WIVES starring Kristin Scott Thomas and Sharon Horgan and IN THE SHADOW OF THE MOON featuring Michael C. Hall and Boyd Holbrook, which will be released later this year.

42's TV projects include six-time Emmy-nominated WATERSHIP DOWN, the animated mini-series adapted from the global best-selling book and featuring the voices of James McAvoy, Nicholas Hoult, John Boyega, Sir Ben Kingsley, Daniel Kaluuya, Gemma Arterton and Olivia Colman; TRAITORS, a 6-part spy thriller for Channel 4 and Netflix, written by Bash Doran and starring Michael Stuhlbarg, Emma Appleton, Keeley Hawes and Luke Treadaway and WILD BILL, a six-part drama series starring Rob Lowe airing from the 12th June on ITV.

42 has a multi-year first-look development, financing and production deal for feature films with Netflix.


Inspire Entertainment is a management and production company. Jason has been Anthony's longtime manager since he graduated from The Juilliard School of Drama. Jason is reteaming with Brian Kavanaugh Jones and Automatik from their producing job on Operation Finale and Anthony and Jason Executive Produced the hit Netflix film, IO. They have many projects in development including Signal Hill about the 1981 landmark police brutality case in which famed attorney Johnnie Cochran won.
See more stories from netflix

North America Stories


Valiant Pictures Adds Adam Zimmer as West Coast EP

-- Commercial and film production company Valiant Pictures has added Adam Zimmer as West Coast Executive Producer, further extending the company's presen...


Washington Square Films Signs Director and Hidden Camera Expert Andrew Lane

-- Washington Square Films has signed director and hidden camera expert Andrew Lane for U.S. commercial representation. With a distinct talent for uncovering ...


Telestream's Lightspeed Live Stream Helps Auburn University Stream Sports Events, Graduations, Building Fan Engagement

-- Telestream , a leading provider of workflow automation, processing and qual...


Gossip Girl' Reboot Happening for HBO Max

HBO Max, the upcoming streaming service from WarnerMedia, has ordered 10 episodes of Gossip Girl, a reboot of The CW series that starred Blake Lively and Leight...


Charter Putting 164 Episodes Of Mad About You' on Spectrum

In advance of the arrival of new episodes of Mad About You, Charter will be making all 164 episodes of the classic sitcom available to Spectrum subscribers star...


Primetime Ratings: Fox Wins With Mighty MasterChef'

Fox won the top spot in Wednesday ratings, with MasterChef leading to a 0.7 rating in viewers 18-49, per the Nielsen overnights, and a 4 share. That got by the ...


Showtime Debuts Motown Documentary Hitsville' Aug. 24

Showtime will premiere the documentary Hitsville: The Making of Motown Aug. 24. Benjamin and Gabe Turner directed the film, about the story of Motown Records. ...


Season 23 of South Park' on Comedy Central September 25

Season 23 of animated hit South Park premieres on Comedy Central Sept. 25 at 10 p.m. ET/PT. The show launched in 1997. Trey Parker and Matt Stone created South ...


Ted Danson to Star in New Tina Fey Comedy on NBC

NBC has ordered a comedy from Tina Fey and Robert Carlock that stars Ted Danson as a wealthy businessman who runs for mayor of Los Angeles for all the wrong rea...


Spotlight on Mikki Rose, SIGGRAPH 2019 Conference Chair

Recently CGW spoke to Mikki Rose, SIGGRAPH 2019 Conference Chair, about the upcoming conference and trade show July 28-Aug. 1 in Los Angeles....


Rich Mahan Discusses Podcasting and the Quantum

We recently had the opportunity to hear from Rich Mahan who is a guitarist, singer-songwriter, podcaster, and a PreSonus user! If you're not familiar with R...


Bourbon and Bulls, Wool E. and Wine: Two New Night at the DBAP

Want a Bulls game with a different flavor? Well here's your chance. The Durham Bulls are hosting a Bourbon and Baseball event on July 23, 2019, and a Wine D...


Haivision Customer Riot Games Named Finalist in IBC 2019 Innovation Awards

Companies recognized for innovation in remote production for the League of Legends World Championship in Seoul MONTREAL, CANADA - July 18, 2019 - Haivision, a...


2019 NAB Marconi Radio Award Finalists Announced

2019 NAB Marconi Radio Award Finalists Announced WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) announced the finalists for the 2019 NAB Ma...


HBO Max Assembles Original Content Dream Team

Executives to Deliver Broad Slate of Original Programming and Acquisitions Encompassing All Genres July 18, 2019 Los Angeles - The key creative and business ...


Four Berklee Alumni Nominated for Emmy Awards

The National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences nominated four Berklee alumni, including Berklee Valencia Program Director Pablo Mungu a B.M. '97 and 2...


SVG Venue Summit: Detroit-Area Teams Look To Better Engage Fans in the Stands

SVG Venue Summit: Detroit-Area Teams Look To Better Engage Fans in the Stands Tech advances, pregame shows, top-quality video are all to boost the home team By...


SVG Venue Summit: Vendors Expound on the Role of Next-Gen Technology in Sports Venues

SVG Venue Summit: Vendors Expound on the Role of Next-Gen Technology in Sports V...


Avid Brings Music Distribution to a Quarter Million Avid Link App Users

AvidPlay empowers artists to distribute their music to the world's most popular streaming platforms, including Spotify, Google Play Music, Amazon Music, Net...


Avid Expands Audio Control Surface Portfolio to Better Address Needs of Smaller Facilities and Project Studios

New Avid S1 and Avid S4 control surfaces provide the industry's most compact...



Cast: Damson Idris (Snowfall, Black Mirror) and Emily Beecham (Little Joe, Daphne) join the previously announced Anthony Mackie Idris will co-lead alongside An...


PBS: America's Home for Documentaries This Fall

Clockwise from top left: Dwight Yoakam - COUNTRY MUSIC (Courtesy of Jared Ames); Ra l Juli - AMERICAN MASTERS Ra l Juli : The Worlds a Stage (Courtesy of Fami...


PlayBox Neo Powers Phase 2 Expansion at WLVT - PBS39, Pennsylvania

-- PlayBox Neo announces the completion of a playout system expansion at the headquarters of US public service broadcaster WLVT - PBS39 in Bethlehem, Pennsylv...


Chicagos The Colonie Adds Motion Designer/3D Artist Ashley Lee To Its Design Division, Further Expanding Its Capabilities

-- The Colonie has added Motion Designer and 3D Artist Ashley Lee to its full-...


South Africas Sasani Studios Builds Its Next Generation Media Foundation with EditShare Workflow Solutions

-- EditShare , a technology leader in intelligent scale-out storage, Automated...


VFX Supervisor James Rogers joins Framestore's Los Angeles office

-- Framestore has welcomed James Rogers as VFX Supervisor to the Los Angeles office where he will work with the growing Integrated Advertising department, as ...


PEOPLE NEWS: Valiant Pictures Adds Adam Zimmer as West Coast EP

-- Commercial and film production company Valiant Pictures has added Adam Zimmer as West Coast Executive Producer, further extending the company's presen...


DP Daron Keet & Director Lije Sarki Shoot Indie Feature Concrete Kids with VariCam LTs in Available Light at Night

-- Part Vittorio De Sica's Bicycle Thieves, part Goonies on skateboards, d...


Ben Hausdorff shoots Pentatonix and Kirstin Maldonado music videos with Blackmagic Design Pocket Cinema Camera 4K

-- Blackmagic Design today announced director and videographer Ben Hausdorff u...


LiveU Matrix Gives Broadcasters Free Access to NASA TVs Apollo 11 50th Anniversary Live Feed

-- On Friday, July 19th, NASA TV will broadcast NASAs Giant Leaps: Past and Fu...


Wacom Offers Entry-Level Cintiq 22

TOKYO AND PORTLAND, ORE. - Wacom has announced the Cintiq 22, the latest addition to its new entry-level class of creative pen displays for art and design enthu...


VFX a Global Affair for Men in Black: International

Columbia Pictures' Men in Black: International continues the original franchise's inventive tone, pairing new recruit Agent M (Tessa Thompson) with vete...


Finepoint Broadcast Adds Further 10 Sony HDC-4300 Camera Channels to Hire Stock

Finepoint Broadcast announces an expansion of its camera hire stock with the addition of a further 10 Sony HDC-4300 channels. "These purchases follow on from r...


Leader Announces New Options for LV5600 and LV7600 Broadcast Test Instruments

Leader Electronics announces two new 25 GbE options for the LV5600 portable broadcast-quality waveform monitor and its LV7600 rasterising equivalent. Option LV...


Custom Consoles Announces Refinements to MediaWall, Module-R and SystemTwo

Custom Consoles ( will exhibit the latest refinements to its MediaWall studio monitor mounting frames and Module-R control room furnitu...


Ikegami to Demonstrate 4K Media-over-IP Gateway Module for UHK-430 Camera at IBC 2019

Ikegami (, a leader in HD and UHD cameras and production equipme...


Anevia Receives Futur40 Award

Anevia, a leading provider of OTT and IPTV software solutions, announces that it has received a Futur40 award, an annual trophy distinguishing the 40 small and ...


ATG Danmon Upgrades to New HQ

ATG Danmon ( announces a major upgrade of its management, operational and engineering facilities with a move to new headquarters. "This rel...


Duplitech Relies on Cintel Scanner 2 for HDR Film Scanning

Blackmagic Design today announced that Duplitech, one of L.A.'s most respected independent media service labs, is using a host of Blackmagic Design gear, in...


PlayBox Neo Channel-in-a-Box Goes Live at Life TV Asia

Life TV Asia, based at Marikina City in the Philippines, has chosen PlayBox Neo Channel-in-a-Box as the core of its broadcast playout system. The new installati...


Broadways Network Used Blackmagic Micro Studio Camera 4Ks and ATEM Switchers

Blackmagic Design today announced that the hit Tony winning Broadway play Network used its products to help create an immersive experience for audience member...


Christian Revival Church Implements AV Solution from Blackmagic Design

Blackmagic Design today announced that the newest branch of South Africa's Christian Revival Church (CRC) has installed a multi purpose AV solution based on...


Picture Blocks Colorspace 4K HDR Vehicle Uses DaVinci Resolve and Blackmagic Design 12G Products

Blackmagic Design announced today that Picture Block used DaVinci Resolve Studio...


Ben Hausdorff Shoots Pentatonix and Kirstin Maldonado Music Videos with Pocket Cinema Camera 4K

Blackmagic Design today announced director and videographer Ben Hausdorff used t...


Magewell Unwraps Powerful New Features and New Model in Ultra Stream Encoder Family

Magewell s Ultra Stream HDMI standalone streaming encoder has earned industry an...


Comcast Begins Transition From Cinemax to Hitz

For Comcast, the Hitz are coming, albeit not all at once. As it said it would in late May, the operator started today replacing Cinemax channels with its own o...


Nickelodeon Orders Season 13 of SpongeBob'

Nickelodeon has ordered a 13th season of animated hit SpongeBob SquarePants. The next season will have 13 episodes. Vince Waller and Marc Ceccarelli are the sho...


Alicia Keys to Exec Produce Showtime Musical Drama

Alicia Keys performing during WE Day Credit: Scott Ramsay WE Alicia Keys will executive produce an untitled musical drama series on Showtime. Joining her in ...


USA Network Picks Up Competition Series Cannonball'

USA Network has grabbed a competition series called Cannonball, which it said pits contestants against some of the highest, fastest and wettest challenges ever...


Syndication Ratings: No Fireworks for Sitcoms Over Fourth of July

There were very few ratings fireworks among syndicated shows in the traditionally low viewing Fourth of July holiday session ending July 7. Making matters more...