The next Netflix movie, Lou, is set to debut on the platform on September 23, 2022 at 12:00 AM PT. The action-thriller centers on an enigmatic woman who sets out to find her neighbor’s kidnapped daughter, which leads to shocking revelations about their past.
The film stars Allison Janney in the lead role. Jurnee Smollett and Logan Marshall-Green, among many others, appear in major supporting roles. That said, keep reading to learn more about Lou.
Lou will be a treat for thriller fans
Lou is set to premiere on Netflix on Friday, September 23, 2022 at 12:00 PM PT. On August 23, 2022, Netflix released the official trailer for the film, which opens with a voiceover that says,
“I wish I could say something good came of what I did. In truth, I left the world in a more dangerous place.”
In another scene, Allison Janney’s character nearly rams her car into a little girl, after which the girl’s mother angrily confronts Janney’s character. The plot gradually falls into place as the little girl is quickly kidnapped, and Janney decides to track down the culprit.
Overall, the trailer has an ominous tone that fans of action and psychological thrillers would no doubt love. Viewers can expect a gripping, multi-layered character-driven drama that explores several complex themes about the dark side of humanity. Along with the trailer, Netflix also released a brief description of the movie, which reads:
”A storm is raging. A young girl is kidnapped. His mother (Jurnee Smollett) teams up with the mysterious woman next door (Allison Janney) to pursue the kidnapper – a journey that tests their limits and reveals shocking secrets from their past.”
More details on Lou cast
The film stars Allison Janney in the lead role, an enigmatic woman with a dark past who sets out to catch the person who kidnapped her neighbor’s daughter. Janney looks great in the trailer, capturing the complicated nuances of her character.
Over the years, Allison Janney has dabbled in several memorable roles in acclaimed movies and TV shows, like The west wing, masters of sex, american beautyand Me Tonyato name a few.
Alongside Allison Janney in another key role, Jurnee Smollett plays the mother of the kidnapped child. She looks just as impressive in the trailer and commands a fabulous screen presence with Allison Janney, taking their chemistry to a whole new level. Besides Netflix’s upcoming action thriller, Smollett has appeared in many popular movies and shows, including clandestinely, Friday night lights, true blood, Birds of preyand much more.
Besides Janney and Smollett, the film also features several other talented actors in crucial supporting roles, including:
- Ridley Bateman
- Logan Marshall-Green
- Matt Craven
- Greyston Holt
The film is directed by Anna Foerster from a screenplay written by Maggie Cohn and Jack Stanley.
You can watch Allison Janney’s next star on Netflix on Friday, September 23, 2022.