Jennifer Ortega recently talked with writer/director Nicholas Jarecki about his upcoming film CRISIS. CRISIS is a new thriller that brilliantly intertwines three stories of a university professor (Gary Oldman), an undercover cop (Armie Hammer), and a former addict (Evangeline Lily) all impacted by the opioid epidemic.
A drug trafficker arranges a multi-cartel Fentanyl smuggling operation. An architect recovering from an Oxycodone addiction tracks down the truth behind her son’s disappearance. A university professor battles unexpected revelations about his employer, a pharmaceutical company bringing a new “non-addictive” painkiller to market. Set against the backdrop of the opioid epidemic, their stories collide in this dramatic thriller from writer/director Nicholas Jarecki (Arbitrage).
Written & Directed by | Nicholas Jarecki
Starring | Gary Oldman, Armie Hammer, Evangeline Lilly, Greg Kinnear, Michelle Rodriguez, Luke Evans, Lily-Rose Depp, Scott “Kid Cudi” Mescudi, Duke Nicholson, Veronica Ferres, and Martin Donovan
Produced by | Nicholas Jarecki, Cassian Elwes
Executive Produced by | Gary Oldman, Douglas Urbanski, Michael Suppes, Tony Hsieh, Mohammed Al Turki, Lisa Wilson, William Rosenfeld, Sam Slater, David Bernon, Samuel Reich
Distribution | Quiver Distribution
Runtime | 118 minutes
Rating | Rated R for drug content, violence, and language throughout
Release date | February 26th, 2021