Jennifer Lopez is Lost in Space in First “Atlas” Trailer

Jennifer Lopez lost in space. That’s a conceit that sells itself, but there’s a whole lot more to Lopez’s upcoming film Atlas, director Brad Peyton’s starry sci-fi thriller for Netflix. Lopez is no stranger to Netflix, with her action hit The Mother knocking out Netflix viewer records last year.

The first teaser for Atlas has landed, revealing Lopez’s Atlas Shepherd, a brilliant data analyst with a misanthropic side who is forced to do what to her is utterly unthinkable—ally herself with artificial intelligence in order to course-correct during a space voyage in which she was tracking down a renegade robot.

Things go pear-shaped for Atlas, with her vessel crash-landing on a frozen planet and in desperate need to contact her comrades for help. Yet Atlas is forced to rely on an AI in order to save humanity from AI, a tricky Catch-22 even for the best quant. How she’ll escape the alien tundra she finds herself on and what the ultimate fate of humanity will be in this battle with an artificial intelligence that has decided the key to ending war is ending humanity will be puzzled out in the course of the film. For now, we have this action-packed glimpse of Lopez’s latest Netflix film.

Lopez is joined by Simu Liu, recent Oscar-nominee Sterling K. Brown, Gregor James Cohan, Abraham Popoola, Lana Parrilla, and Mark Strong.

Check out the trailer below. Atlas lands on Netflix on May 24:

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Featured image: Atlas. Jennifer Lopez as Atlas. Cr. Ana Carballosa/Netflix ©2023


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