Netflix just released the first images from Duncan Jones’ upcoming movie, Mute, and they look straight out of a Human League music video. The sci-fi thriller will star Alexander Skarsgård, Paul Rudd, Justin Theroux, and Seyneb Saleh. This will be Jones’ (Warcraft, Source Code) first project for Netflix.
Mute is set in a near-future Berlin. Skarsgård plays Leo, a mute bartender searching for his girlfriend (Saleh) who has gone missing. He links up with two scheming American surgeons (Rudd and Theroux) who might be the only people who can help. Or maybe not — nothing says “untrustworthy” like Paul Rudd’s mustache!
If the sound of a synthy sci-fi mystery movie starring a mustachioed Paul Rudd appeals to you, there’s probably more where that came from. Jones has said that Mute is the second installment in a trilogy.