Netflix released several great movies this year, but more are on the way! Grant Singer makes his directorial debut in the upcoming David Fincher-esque neo-noir crime thriller reptile, starring Justin Timberlake, Frances Fisher, Benicio Del Toro, Alicia Silverstone and more. Singer shares screenwriting with Del Toro and Benjamin Brewer.
Prior to directing this film, Singer was primarily involved in directing music videos and commercials. Artists he has worked with include Sam Smith, Ariana Grande and Taylor Swift.
reptile Benicio Del Toro plays a detective tasked with the case of a murdered real estate agent. As he delves deeper into the investigation, he discovers that all is not as it seems, breaking some of the illusions about his own life in the process. Del Toro meets him again Excess baggage Co-star Alicia Silverstone here. The couple plays a married couple in the film.
Read on to find out everything we know reptileincluding the film’s release date, first look photos, cast details and more.
Netflix Reptile release date
reptile is coming to Netflix Friday October 6th.
Netflix Reptile plot synopsis
Netflix hasn’t released the film’s official synopsis yet, but they did release a logline that director Grant Singer recently chatted with EW to allow an exclusive first look at the film. Singer says his goal is crafting reptile was to experiment with the subject of deception.
He wanted to approach this idea in a variety of ways and create a film that would leave audiences guessing. Singer relishes ambiguity and owes his inspiration to filmmakers such as Martin Scorsese, David Fincher, and Stanley Kubrick.
Here’s what he said in his interview to EW:
“I think the film will be exciting for people who like to see something where you don’t know where it’s going, where a film has twists and turns and deceives you. And people who like things that are intense, instinctive and exciting, I think they’re going to find something exciting in it.”
reptile begins with the brutal murder of a young real estate agent. Benicio Del Toro plays a hardened detective tasked with solving a case where nothing is as it seems.
Here’s the logline shared by the streaming service:
After the brutal murder of a young real estate agent, a hardened detective tries to uncover the truth in a case where nothing is as it seems, shattering the illusions in his own life.
Cast of Netflix Reptile
As mentioned above, reptile Cast is a talented cast including Oscar winner Benicio Del Toro, Frances Fisher, Alicia Silverstone and Justin Timberlake.
Del Toro portrays grizzled detective Tom Nichols, a man who, after so many years in his field, is used to many of the horrors he sees on the job. But his most recent case, the murder of a young real estate agent, forces him to reconsider everything he thought he knew about his life. In this case, nothing is as it seems.
Silverstone plays Del Toro’s longtime wife, while Timberlake plays a character named Will Grady.
reptile cast list:
- Benicio Del Toro as Tom Nichols
- Alicia Silverstone as Judy Nichols
- Justin Timberlake as Will Grady
- Frances Fisher as Camille Grady
- Ato Essandoh as Dan Cleary
- Michael Carmen Pitt as Eli Phillips
- Eric Bogosian
- Domenick Lombardozzi
- Karl Glusman
- Matilda Lutz
First photos of Netflix Reptile
Get a first look at Justin Timberlake, Frances Fisher, Benicio Del Toro, Alicia Silverstone and more in these new pictures shared by Netflix!
Stay tuned to Netflix Life for more information reptileAnd Don’t forget to set a reminder for the movie on your Netflix account!
This article was written during the 2023 WGA and SAG-AFTRA strikes. Without the work of the writers and actors who are currently on strike, the series discussed here would not exist.
The FanSided Entertainment team contributed to the coverage in this post.