THE 355 IS THE FEMINIST MOVIE WE NEED IN THE INDUSTRY
Believe it or not, we are witnessing a revolution in the movie industry as more and more females take up the part of lead roles. The best thing is that mostly, such movies have been a commercial as well as critical success.
Films like Wonder Woman, Captain Marvel, Charlie’s Angels, and X-Men: Dark Phoenix have tried to make the storylines completely women-centric.
But all good things fall short somewhere or the other. The ilk of today’s feminist movies highlights the modern-day feminism to such an extent that the whole fabric of normalization is ruined. Because pity is no upliftment. Upliftment is upliftment.
One celebrity who has understood this idea is Simon Kinberg. Kinberg is a long-time writer-producer and made his directorial debut in 2019’s X-Men: Dark Phoenix. Simon has managed to pull off some exceptional scripts such as Sherlock Holmes, Jumper, and X-Men: Days of Future Past (probably the first of a kind movie in the Comic-book genre).
Let us take a look into what Kinberg has in his hat for his next project.
When a top-secret weapon falls into mercenary hands, a wild card CIA agent joins forces with three international agents on a lethal mission to retrieve it, while staying a step ahead of a mysterious woman who’s tracking their every move.
The film revolves around five women of different nationalities who come together unofficially to stop dangerous mercenaries. The agents are Lin Mi Sheng, Marie, Graciela, Khadija, and Mason Brown. The movie displays the struggle of everyone to get along while ensuring that no harm touches the world. With this, their personal life problems are also shown.
Now this is some serious representation!
The lead roles are taken up by Jessica Chastain, Fan BingBing, Diane Kruger, Lupita Nyong’o, and Penélope Cruz. Sebastian Stan also joins the cast as Nick. Simon Kinberg and Theresa Rebeck take up the helm as the writers of the movie. Kinberg is also the director, producing alongside Chastain.
The trailer shows all the cast into action. Chastain leads the movie and brings together the team to fight against the bad guys. The sneak peek displays great music, on-poiny cinematography and heart-touching dialogues. The movie is set to come out in January 2021.