‘Earthquake Bird’: Release date, plot, cast, trailer news, and all you need to know of the upcoming mystery-thriller movie from Ridley Scott house

Set in Tokyo, the movie is based on the eponymous novel by Susanna Jones and promises a thrilling journey through the city in the 1980s.

                            ‘Earthquake Bird’: Release date, plot, cast, trailer news, and all you need to know of the upcoming mystery-thriller  
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Stories of obsessive love and crimes arising out of such obsession abound. But when you bring in a psychological thriller angle and add an international crime to it, it becomes a must-watch movie. Netflix’s upcoming ‘Earthquake Bird’ featuring Alicia Vikander is one such film, from the house of Ridley Scott that promises a thrilling journey through 80’s Tokyo.

Release date:

It had its world premiere at the BFI London Film Festival on October 10, 2019. It is scheduled to be released on November 1, 2019, before digital streaming on November 15, 2019, by Netflix.


It is 1989 in Tokyo. Lucy Fly is a young female expat living in the big city with her friend Lily. She meets Teiji, a handsome local photographer, and soon it evolves into an intensely romantic relationship. With Lily in the equation, the dynamics change and turns into a tumultuous love triangle, leading to the disappearance of Lily. When Lucy is brought in for questioning, her dark secrets start cropping up and further investigation reveals stories that one wouldn’t even dare imagine. 


The period mystery thriller features Riley Keough, Alicia Vikander, Jack Huston, and Naoki Kobayashi in the lead roles.

Alicia Vikander

Alicia Vikander stars as Lucy Fly in Netflix's upcoming mystry-thriller movie, 'Earthquake Bird' releasing this November. (IMDb)

Alicia plays the role of Lucy Fly, who happens to be the main protagonist of the story. Alicia Vikander is a popular name in European and American movies. She is a Swedish actor, dancer, and producer, who has appeared in many Hollywood productions like ‘Ex-Machina’, ‘The Man From UNCLE’, ‘Tomb Raider’, ‘Jason Bourne’, among many such blockbuster projects.  

Riley Keough

Riley Keough attends Louis Vuitton Unveils Louis Vuitton X: An Immersive Journey on June 27, 2019 in Beverly Hills, California.

The grandchild of Elvis and Priscilla Presley, actor and model Riley Keough, is better known for her work in 'Mad Max: Fury Road', 'American Honey', 'It Comes At Night', among others. She has also appeared in popular television series like 'Riverdale' and 'The Girlfriend Experience.' 

Jack Huston

Jack Huston stars as Bob in upcoming Netflix mystery-thriller, 'Earthquake Bird' releasing this November. (IMDb)

British actor Jack Huston is a popular face of television and is known for his work in hit series like 'Fargo', 'Boardwalk Empire', 'The Great Fire' among others. He has also appeared in movies like 'Ben-Hur', 'The Irishman', 'American Hustle' and similar other Hollywood productions.

Naoki Kobayashi 

Naoki Kobayashi attends the "Earthquake Bird" World Premiere during the 63rd BFI London Film Festival at the Vue West End on October 10, 2019 in London, England.

Japanese dancer, model, and actor, Naoki is a known face of Japanese entertainment. He has appeared in movies like 'Tatara Samurai', 'High & Low: End of the Sky', and 'High & Low: Final Mission', as well as in many TV series and documentary movies. 


Earthquake Bird is a 2019 mystery film based on the novel of the same name by Susanna Jones. The movie is written and directed by Wash Westmoreland. Wash is a British director from Leeds, who is known for his very recent project ‘Still Alive’ featuring Julianne Moore, Alec Baldwin, and Kristen Stewart, which received multiple BAFTA Awards. Wash has also worked on other movies like ‘The Last of Robin Hood’, ‘Colette’, among others. ‘Earthquake Bird’ is produced by veteran director-producer Sir Ridely Scott, known for iconic movies like ‘Thelma & Louise’, ‘Blade Runner’, ‘Black Hawk Dawn’, ‘Gladiator’, among others. 


Take a peek at the suspense-thriller movie right here.


Where to watch:

Watch the love triangle of Lucy, Teiji, and Lily, exclusively on Netflix on November 15.

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