The Batman screenwriter Mattson Tomlin’s latest work-up in the sci-fi/superhero purview will soon get an audience this month with the upcoming movie, Project Power. That it comes from Nerve directing duo Henry Joost and Ariel Schulmann – currently behind efforts to adapt MegaMan for the big screen, speaks aptly to the mind of visually stimulating, elevated allure that’s on target for a film of this kind, which puts actors Jamie Foxx, Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Dominique Fishback in great company.
On the streets of New Orleans, word begins to spread about a mysterious new pill that unlocks superpowers unique to each user. The catch: You don’t know what will happen until you take it. While some develop bulletproof skin, invisibility, and super strength, others exhibit a deadlier reaction. But when the pill escalates crime within the city to dangerous levels, a local cop (Joseph Gordon-Levitt) teams with a teenage dealer (Dominique Fishback) and a former soldier fueled by a secret vendetta (Jamie Foxx) to fight power with power and risk taking the pill in order to track down and stop the group responsible for creating it.
Save a space on August 14 and bookmark this link while you’re at it. This one looks like a worthwhile treat.