Netflix will now not distribute and Blumhouse Productions will now not produce “Absolute Dominion,” a science-fiction martial arts drama from filmmaker Lexi Alexander.
Netflix greenlit the film earlier this 12 months, with Jason Blum and his Blumhouse Tv banner on board to provide. It’s unclear why the 2 firms departed “Absolute Dominion,” however the filmmaking crew is looking for new distribution. Principal pictures came about this spring in Nevada. The undertaking already wrapped filming, and it’s presently in publish manufacturing.
“Invoice and Ted” actor Alex Winter, Patton Oswalt and newcomer Désiré Mia star within the violent, post-apocalyptic movie, which takes place in 2085 A.D. after the world has been destroyed by spiritual warfare. Determined to avoid wasting humanity, world governing forces host a gripping, no-holds-barred, martial arts match. The final fighter standing wins Absolute Dominion for one religion.
Alexander, a former World Kickboxing Champion, additionally wrote and co-produced “Absolute Dominion.” She has beforehand helmed 2005’s “Inexperienced Avenue Hooligans” starring Elijah Wooden and Charlie Hunnam, in addition to Marvels’ “Punisher: Struggle Zone” with Ray Stevenson and Dominic West. Alexander’s debut brief movie “Johnny Flynton” acquired an Oscar nomination for greatest live-action brief. Earlier than she pivoted to filmmaking, Alexander was a stuntwoman in “Mortal Kombat: Dwell Tour.”
The ensemble forged contains newcomer Fabiano Viett, Julie Ann Emery (“Higher Name Saul”), singer-songwriter Andy Allo (“The Sport”) and Alok Vaid-Menon. Stunt coordinator Phil Tan, a martial arts knowledgeable whose display credit embody “Inception” and “Pirates of the Caribbean,” oversaw combat choreography.
Netflix’s resolution to drop the movie comes because the streaming service misplaced 1.7 million subscribers within the first half of 2022 — for the primary time in additional than a decade. The corporate’s subscriber numbers bounced again within the third quarter with a achieve of two.41 million internet paid subscribers in Q3 to face at 223.1 million worldwide as of the top of September. This week, Netflix launched cheaper, ad-supported plans in 12 international locations, together with the U.S.