Cloud Atlas is scheduled for release October 26th in the US, Singapore release date to be advised. Check out the film`s synopsis and production notes below.
â€œCloud Atlas explores how the actions and consequences of individual lives impact one another throughout the past, the present and the future. Action, mystery and romance weave dramatically through the story as one soul is shaped from a killer into a hero and a single act of kindness ripples across centuries to inspire a revolution in the distant future. Academy Award winners Tom Hanks (â€œPhiladelphia, â€œForrest Gump) and Halle Berry (â€œMonster`s Ball) lead a stellar international cast that includes Oscar winner Jim Broadbent (â€œIris), Hugo Weaving, Jim Sturgess, Doona Bae, Ben Whishaw, James D`Arcy, Zhou Xun and Keith David, with Oscar winner Susan Sarandon (â€œDead Man Walking) and Hugh Grant. Each member of the ensemble appears in multiple roles as the stories move through time.
The film is written for the screen and directed by Lana Wachowski & Tom Tykwer & Andy Wachowski. The Wachowskis previously teamed as writers/directors of the groundbreaking â€œMatrix trilogy, which earned more than $1.6 billion, combined, at the worldwide box office. Tom Tykwer won an Independent Spirit Award and earned a BAFTA Award nomination as the director/writer of â€œRun Lola Run, and more recently directed the award-winning thriller â€œPerfume: The Story of a Murderer.
Based on the celebrated best-selling novel by David Mitchell, â€œCloud Atlas is produced by two-time Oscar nominee Grant Hill (â€œThe Thin Red Line, â€œThe Tree of Life), three-time BAFTA Award nominee Stefan Arndt (â€œThe White Ribbon, â€œGoodbye Lenin!, â€œRun Lola Run), Lana Wachowski, Tom Tykwer, and Andy Wachowski. Philip Lee, Uwe Schott and Wilson Qiu serve as executive producers, with Peter Lam, Tony Teo and Alexander van Duelmen co-producing, and Gigi Oeri as associate producer.
â€œCloud Atlas will be released in Germany, Austria and German-speaking Switzerland by X-Filme-Verleih; in China by Dreams of the Dragon Pictures; in Hong Kong by Media Asia Group; in Singapore and Malaysia by Ascension Pictures; in Korea by Bloomage Company; in Taiwan by Long Shong Group; in Russia and Eastern Europe by A Company; and in other territories through Focus Features International.