Here’s a first official look at Ex Machina, the upcoming science-fiction drama thriller movie written and directed by Alex Garland:
“Caleb (Domhnall Gleeson), a 24 year old coder at the world’s largest internet company, wins a competition to spend a week at a private mountain retreat belonging to Nathan (Oscar Isaac), the reclusive CEO of the company. But when Caleb arrives at the remote location he finds that he will have to participate in a strange and fascinating experiment in which he must interact with the world’s first true artificial intelligence, housed in the body of a beautiful robot girl (Alicia Vikander).”
The film is touted as an intense psychological thriller, played out in a love triangle between two men and a beautiful robot girl. It explores big ideas about the nature of consciousness, emotion, sexuality, truth and lies. Well, guess am hooked: can’t wait to see the movie Ex Machina!
The cast includes Domhnall Gleeson, Oscar Isaac, Alicia Vikander, Sonoya Mizuno, and Elina Alminas.
The release date of Ex Machina is set to January 23, 2015 (UK release).