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Benedict Cumberbatch to Star in Sci-Fi Movie "Morning"

Mon 31 Jan 2022 | 10:25 PM
Yara Sameh

British star Benedict Cumberbatch is set to star in Justin Kurzel's upcoming sci-fi movie "Morning".

The movie will take place in the near future, centering around a society that has removed the need to sleep with a pill that erases the essential human need and created an artificial sun that has set the world into an eternal day.

It also tells a story that focuses on the ideas of productivity, power, and the importance of dreaming.

"Morning" also stars Laura Dern, Noah Jupe, and others.

Justin Kurzel directed the movie from a script by Sam Steiner. The screenplay was picked up by Cumberbatch and Adam Ackland’s movie production company SunnyMarch.

"The Doctor Stange" star is also set to executive produce the movie along with Dern.

Executive producing is Jayme Lemons and Marnie Podos. The movie is a SunnyMarch and Jaywalker Pictures production. HanWay Films is set to handle international sales and distribution.

No release date has yet been set for the movie.