Jennifer Lopez takes center stage in the initial teaser trailer for the upcoming action-thriller film “The Mother” on Netflix. Directed by Niki Caro, known for her work on “Mulan,” the movie follows Lopez’s character, an assassin who emerges from hiding to safeguard her long-lost daughter. As they find themselves pursued by dangerous individuals, the duo embarks on a thrilling journey of survival.
The short teaser premiered at Netflix’s Tudum event today (September 24) and shows Lopez’s character advising her daughter about their predicament: “You witnessed what’s out there. It will continue to come. If there’s any trouble, come and find me.”
Check out the teaser for The Mother below:
The film “The Mother” is set to premiere on Netflix in May 2023. Alongside Jennifer Lopez, it also features Joseph Fiennes from “The Handmaid’s Tale,” Lucy Paez, Omari Hardwick from “Power,” Paul Raci, and Gael García Bernal.
Hardwick and Raci’s characters in “The Mother” will serve as allies to Jennifer Lopez’s assassin character. On the other hand, Joseph Fiennes and Gael García Bernal portray dangerous men who are pursuing both the assassin and her estranged daughter.
“The Mother” marks the inaugural collaboration between Jennifer Lopez’s production company, Nuyorican Productions, and Netflix. In addition to her role in the film, Lopez serves as a producer alongside Elaine Goldsmith Thomas, Benny Medina, Roy Lee, Miri Yoon, Misha Green, and Marc Evans.
“It marks Jennifer Lopez’s return to the thriller genre, her first since starring in the film ‘The Boy Next Door’ in 2015. Prior to this, she has been focusing on romantic comedies like ‘Marry Me’ and the upcoming film ‘Shotgun Wedding’.”
Recently, Prime Video released a sneak peek of the upcoming romantic comedy “Shotgun Wedding” and announced that it will be released on January 27, 2023.
In the movie “Shotgun Wedding,” Jennifer Lopez plays the character of Darcy, a bride-to-be. When their guests are held hostage at their wedding, Darcy and her fiancé Tom, portrayed by Josh Duhamel, must join forces to resolve the situation.
“The Mother” is set to be released on Netflix in May 2023.