'Reminiscence': Release date, spoilers and all about the Hugh Jackman blockbuster

'Reminiscence' sees Hugh Jackman's character navigating past and present in search of a girl he loves and finding the truth about her


                            'Reminiscence': Release date, spoilers and all about the Hugh Jackman blockbuster
Official poster for 'Reminiscence' starring Hugh Jackman (HBO Max)

After a long wait of almost 2 years, Hugh Jackman is back to enthrall viewers with his latest movie ‘Reminiscence’. Jackman is undoubtedly one of the most talented actors of this era and has the credentials to prove that aforementioned statement. The upcoming movie will revolve around a man named Nick Bannister (Jackman), a private investigator of the mind, who navigates the alluring world of the past when his life is changed by a new client Mae (Rebecca Ferguson).

However, everything goes from bad to worse when she suddenly disappears and he fights to learn the truth about her which might shock him.

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This is one of the most-anticipated releases of 2021 and will release in theatres and on HBO Max simultaneously. It is yet another big release for HBO’s streaming service after the success of projects such as ‘Mortal Kombat’, ‘Godzilla vs Kong’, ‘The Conjuring: Devil Made Me Do It’, and most recently, ‘The Suicide Squad’.

They will be hoping to get some really good numbers for the Jackman-starrer as well.

Here’s everything we know about the movie.

Rebecca Ferguson (Mae) and Hugh Jackman (Nick) in 'Reminiscence' (Warner Bros/HBO Max)

 

Release date and how to watch

The upcoming sci-fi thriller will be releasing simultaneously in theatres and on HBO Max on Friday, August 20, at 3 am EST. Those who are not subscribed to the OTT platform yet can avail of the $15/ month plan. In case, you are not in the United States, using VPN will hopefully help your case.

Plot

“Nick Bannister, a private investigator of the mind, navigates the darkly alluring world of the past by helping his clients access lost memories. Living on the fringes of the sunken Miami coast, his life is forever changed when he takes on a new client, Mae, and a simple matter of lost and found becomes a dangerous obsession. As Bannister fights to find the truth about Mae's disappearance, he uncovers a violent conspiracy, and must ultimately answer the question: how far would you go to hold on to the ones you love?”

Cast

The cast of ‘Reminiscence’ is led by Hugh Jackman, who plays Nick Bannister in the movie. Jackman has been working in the industry since 1994 and has worked on various award-winning projects. The actor achieved worldwide recognition after playing the superhero Wolverine in the ‘X-men’ franchise. The actor cemented his place in the industry when he was cast as one of the lead actors in Christopher Nolan’s ‘The Prestige’. Since then, he has worked in titles such as ‘Real Steel’, ‘Les Miserables’, ‘Prisoners’, ‘The Greatest Showman’ and ‘The Front Runner’.

Jackman will be joined by supremely talented Rebecca Furguson in the movie, who will be playing the character of Mae. The Swedish actress also started her acting career in the late 90s and acted in several Swedish soap operas. She gained international recognition after appearing on the TV series ‘The White Queen’. She will be next seen in the highly-anticipated film ‘Dune’.



 

 

Other actors to feature in the movie are Thandie Newton (Watts), Daniel Wu (Saint Joe), Brett Cullen (Walter Sylvan), and Mojean Aria (Sebastian).

Creators

‘Reminiscence’ is directed and written by screenwriter-turned-director Lisa Joy. The producer became a household after co-creating ‘Westworld’ for HBO. It was her first directorial project. Meanwhile, the upcoming HBO Max movie is her debut feature film as a director.



 

 

Joy, Jonathan Nolan, Michael De Luca, and Aaron Ryder serve as producers on the movie.

Trailer

The trailer looks really intriguing and is full of mystery. The movie takes place in near-future Miami, in which the place has been flooded by rising sea levels. Nick (Jackman) works as a private investigator who gives a chance to others to relive their past memories. However, everything changes when a client named Mae (Furguson) comes to him. They start a love story, but suddenly she vanishes. Soon, he finds out that she is not what he thinks she is and uncovers the truth about her.

You can watch the trailer here.



 

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