The upcoming movie, The Woman in the Window is a mystery thriller inspired by the 2018-thriller novel with the same title by A. J. Finn. The message is simple – curiosity is one of the biggest boons and vices for our-kind.
The Plot of The Woman in the Window
The Woman in the Window features the female protagonist – Anna Fox who prefers being alone. Anna is a drunk addict and tries to overcome her anxiety by taking pills. She also suffers from severe agoraphobia that prevents her from leaving the house.
Anna being housebound and drunk spends her days spying on her neighbors, until one day she witnesses an attack in the window of Russell’s home that no one believed her. Anna takes a path that is intensely exciting and highly mysterious. The thriller presents an almost otherworldly premise which sounds like something supernatural.
Anna’s life begins to turn upside down when she attempts to report what she saw, and soon everything is being questioned: Is Anna being hallucinated? Is it alcohol and pills? Or is there a reason no one wants to believe her. The Woman in the Window seems similar to Alfred Hitchcock’s Rear Window where a photographer spying on his neighbors witnessed a crime.
The Woman in the Window Cast: Who is in it?
The main cast for an agoraphobic woman is headed by Amy Adams in The Woman in the Window. The American actress has gained international fame for her comedic as well as dramatic roles.
She is best known for playing Lois Lane in the DC Universe, Superman’s love interest. Besides this, the actress has notably appeared in Arrival, Vice, Catch Me If You Can, American Hustle and Sharp Objects.
Julianne Moore; an American actress who plays the role of Jane Russell, joins Amy as a supporting actor. Jane is the mother of the family that moves in across Anna’s house.
Julianne is widely regarded for her depiction of emotionally disturbed women on-screen. She gained significant prominence after starring in The Lost World: Jurassic Park. She also performed a tremendous job in The Big Lebowski, Still Alice and Crazy, Stupid Love.
Gary Oldman plays the role of Moore’s on-screen husband. He has won an Oscar, three BAFTA Awards, two Critic’s Choice Awards, a Golden Globe and a Screen Actors Guild Award. Oldman is known for appearing in movies like Harry Potter, Darkest Hour and Air Force One.
Brian Tyree Henry is best known for playing Paper Boi in ‘Atlanta’, is also a part of the movie’s cast. Fred Hechinger, Anthony Mackie, and Wyatt Russell are among the other cast members.
The Woman in the Window is directed by Joe Wright known for the famous Pride & Prejudice. The British filmmaker is also known for his other noteworthy movies like Hanna, Anna Karenina and Darkest Hour.
The screenplay for the thriller of the movie is written by Tracy Letts. Danny Elfman composed the movie’s music score while Bruno Delbonnel handled the cinematography.
Valerio Bonelli contributed to the editing of The Woman in the Window. The production companies attached to the movie are Fox 2000 Pictures and Scott Rudin Productions while 20th Century Fox has its distribution rights.
The Woman in the Window Official Trailer
The Woman in the Window Release Date: When Does it Premiere?
The Woman in the Window was supposed to be released on May 15, 2020, in the United States. But due to the COVID-19, the official website for the movie has removed the date and scheduled it to just May 2020.
The exact date of the release is unknown. Owing to the pandemic outbreak, it is decided that the movie will be scheduled at any time possible keeping the global concern into consideration.
But one thing is certain: The Woman in the Window will be an intrigue-filled thriller with jaw-dropping suspense. Since the movie will give a Gone Girl vibe so it will hold a thousand and one secrets with its riveting characters.
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