Adam Driver and Greta Gerwig in Netflix's "White Noise"

Adam Driver and Greta Gerwig in Netflix’s “White Noise”

White Noise is an upcoming Netflix film. It is written and directed by Noah Baumbach, who is known for movies like Marriage story and Frances Ha. White Noise is Baumbach’s second project with Netflix. The director/writer made a deal with Netflix in 2021. Also, according to the deal, he will make several movies for the streaming platform in the upcoming years. Ted Sarandos revealed his thoughts about the deal in an interview;

“For more than two decades, Noah has been writing and directing some of the most personal and influential films in American cinema. When we started to work together almost four years ago, he immediately felt like family, and I’m thrilled we’re finally making it official,”

Baumbach also co-wrote the screenplay with his wife Greta Gerwig for the upcoming film “Barbie”. The upcoming film “White Noise” is based on the 1985 book of the same name by Don DeLillo.

Adam Driver and Greta Gerwig in Netflix's "White Noise"

White Noise Release Date

White Noise will release at the 79th Venice film festival which will take place from August 31 to 10th September 2022. The news about the upcoming movie came out in September 2020. The filming of the movie started in January 2021. According to some sources, the budget of the film increased because of delays in filming due to the pandemic.

However, the film is expected to hit the streaming platform on August 31 worldwide.

Plot

The film will follow the plot of the book. The book is based on an airborne toxic event that causes a town to evacuate. The official synopsis of the movie is:

“At once hilarious and horrifying, Don DeLillo’s White Noise dramatizes a contemporary American family’s attempt to deal with the mundane conflicts of day-to-day life while grappling with the larger philosophical issues of love, death, and the possibility of happiness in an uncertain world.”

Cast

Adam Driver will play professor Jack Gladney. Driver is famous for appearing in Star wars Episode VII the force awakens, Netflix’s Marriage story which was also nominated for Gloden globe and BAFTA, Paterson, and House of Gucci. Greta Gerwig will play Jack’s wife and they share six kids. Gerwig is known for directing the projects like Little Women, Lady Bird, and Barbie. However, she also appeared in movies like Frances Ha, Greenberg, and No strings attached. Also, Sam Nivola, May Nivola, and Raffey Cassidy will play supporting roles in the movie.

Aliza Fatyma
Aliza Fatima is a writer/author at The Panther Tech.