'Infinite': Release date, plot, cast, news and everything you need to know about Chris Evans' new sci-fi thriller

Based on D Eric Maikranz’s best-selling novel 'The Reincarnationist Papers', the film is centered on a group of near-immortal men and women who are reincarnated over the centuries and are known as 'The Infinite'


                            'Infinite': Release date, plot, cast, news and everything you need to know about Chris Evans' new sci-fi thriller

After 'Avengers: Endgame', Chris Evans will now star in 'Infinite'. Based on D Eric Maikranz's best-selling novel 'The Reincarnationist Papers', the film is centered on a group of near-immortal men and women who are reincarnated over the centuries and are known as "The Infinite". Ian Shorr and John Lee Hancock have adapted the script from Maikranz’s book and the movie will be executive produced by Rafi Crohn and by Lorenzo di Bonaventura, Mark Vahradian and John Zaozirny, reported Variety.

Release date

Paramount has dated 'Infinite' to hit theatres on August 7, 2020.

Plot

Evan Michaels is a man whose memories of two past lives leads him to discover the existence of an ancient secret society called The Cognomina. He learns that the organization is made up of people who can remember all of their past identities and, as a result, have acted to change the course of history throughout the centuries. To defeat an evil mastermind who wants to destroy the planet, the group must rely on a man who suffers from schizophrenia and will have to learn that all his vivid dreams are actually memories from past lives, in order to defeat the villain.

Cast

Chris Evans 

Chris Evans attends the 91st Annual Academy Awards at Hollywood and Highland on February 24, 2019, in Hollywood, California. (Getty Images)

Chris Evans will reportedly play the lead role of Evan Michaels in the movie. Evans made one of his first appearances on 'The Fugitive' (2000), 'Just Married' (2003) and 'Eastwick' (2002). Evans then prepared himself for superstardom when he signed on to play Johnny Storm in 'Fantastic Four' (2005), 20th Century Fox's long-awaited adaptation of the Marvel comic. He has appeared in 11 films with Stan Lee: 'Fantastic Four' (2005), 'Fantastic 4: Rise of the Silver Surfer' (2007), 'Captain America: The First Avenger' (2011), 'The Avengers' (2012), 'Thor: The Dark World' (2013), 'Captain America: The Winter Soldier' (2014), 'Avengers: Age of Ultron' (2015), 'Ant-Man' (2015), 'Captain America: Civil War' (2016), 'Spider-Man: Homecoming' (2017) and 'Avengers: Infinity War' (2018) and 'Avengers: Endgame' (2019).

Director

Antoine Fuqua

Executive Producer & Director Antoine Fuqua attends the 'What's My Name | Muhammad Ali' Tribeca Premiere on April 28, 2019, in New York City. (Getty Images)

'Infinite' will be directed by 'Equalizer' helmer Antoine Fuqua.

He has directed the crime thriller 'Training Day' (2001), for which star Denzel Washington won an Oscar, the action war drama 'Tears of the Sun' (2003), the Arthurian legend film 'King Arthur' (2004), conspiracy action thriller 'Shooter' (2007), the crime film 'Brooklyn's Finest' (2009), and action thrillers 'Olympus Has Fallen' (2013), 'The Equalizer' (2014), which pairs Fuqua with Denzel Washington again, and 'Southpaw' (2015) with Jake Gyllenhaal, Forest Whitaker and Rachel McAdams. 

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