Netflix has released the first, long clip of The Adam Project , the film with Ryan Reynolds arriving on the streaming platform on March 11th .
As we know, the film had a troubled gestation: years ago Paramount with Tom Cruise had to make it, then it found a home at Netflix .
The official synopsis
13-year-old Adam Reed is still mourning his father’s sudden death the previous year, and one night he finds an injured driver in his garage. It is actually an older version of Adam himself, coming from a future where time travel is taking its first steps. He risked everything to go back on a secret mission. Joining forces, they must embark on an adventure into the past in search of their father, put things right and save the world. As the three work together, both young and old Adam process their grief and have the opportunity to heal the wounds that forged them. In addition to the difficulties of the mission, the two Adams find they don’t like each other much, and if they are to save the world, they must first find a way to get along.
The Adam Project cast includes Ryan Reynolds , Catherine Keener, Walker Scobell, Alex Mallari, Jr., Mark Ruffalo, Jennifer Garner and Zoe Saldana .
The latest version of the script is the work of Jonathan Tropper (creator of Banshee and Warrior ), while the previous version is by TS Nowlin ( Maze Runner, Pacific Rim: Uprising ).
The Group Effort Initiative
This is Ryan Reynolds ‘ first project for The Group Effort Initiative , a self-funded diversity and inclusion program that aims to empower people of color to work in its productions. The Group Effort Initiative is a joint effort between Maximum Effort and B for Effort .