First Look At Michael Mann’s Techno Thriller


Michael Mann has been busy finishing off his next film, a techno thriller that was shot under the title Cyber, but which appears to have a new name – more on that in a moment. In the meantime, the first two official images have appeared online, one via Filmosphere’s Twitter account, the other thanks to one of the movie’s actors, Holt McCallany. Check out the main image above and both in the gallery below.




The film – which if McCallany’s hashtag is to be believed, may now be called Black Hat – finds a furloughed convict working with American and Chinese partners hunting down a cybercrime network across the world between Chicago, Los Angeles, Hong Kong and Jakarta. Chris Hemsworth, Viola Davis, Tang Wei, Wang Leehorn and McCallany make up the cast, for a very contemporary story.

It’s certainly an enticing prospect to have Mann digging into a crime story again, and that’s a strong cast bringing to life the script he co-wrote with Morgan Davis Foehl. Hopefully, we’ll see a trailer before too long and Black Hat / Cyber / whatever itself arrives on February 20, 2015.


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