On Wednesday, the streaming service revealed that the film will hit Netflix on Aug. 14. This news was accompanied by a trailer for the sci-fi thriller.
Project Power is set in New Orleans during a time when a special drug can be used to give a person superhuman abilities for five minutes. It stars Jamie Foxx as a father who has to rescue his daughter from a drug dealer. During his adventures, he encounters some unexpected allies, including Joseph Gordon-Levitt as a police officer who helps Foxx with his search.
Project Power is directed by duo Ariel Schulman and Henry Joost. The pair previously helmed Catfish, Viral, Nerve, and Paranormal Activity 3 and 4. The film is written by Mattson Tomlin, co-write of the forthcoming The Batman, and produced by Eric Newman and Bryan Unkeless. Ray Angelic, Orlee-Rose Strauss, Scott Morgan serve as executive producers.
Along with Foxx and Gordon-Levitt, Machine Gun Kelly, Rodrigo Santoro, Amy Landecker, Dominique Fishback, and Allen Maldonado will appear in Project Power. This will be one of many projects Netflix has premiered since the pandemic took over Hollywood, joining films like Extraction and The Last Days of American Crime as well as shows that span various genres.
Watch the trailer for Project Power above.