Leave The World Behind (2022)

Director: Sam Esmail

Writer(s): Rumaan Alam (novel)

Starring: Mahershala Ali, Julia Roberts

Synopsis: The film is a sci-fi family drama that revolves around a couple vacationing with their teenage children. Another couple, who owns the vacation home, interrupts the family’s life after a city blackout. On top of current modes of communication stop working, such as television, internet, radio, and landline telephones, sonic booms go off in the distance, disrupting animal migrating patterns and causing the family’s mental and physical health to decline. While the owners and renters of the home are similarly affluent, the races of the couples–the owners being Black and the renters being white–come into play.

Release Date: Unknown | Length: Unknown | Genre: Drama, Family, Sci-Fi | MPAA Rating: Unknown | Note(s): Original announcement. It looks like Mahershala Ali replaced Denzel Washington on this project.