Red Carpet Rundown: Netflix ‘Spiderhead’ NY Special Screening


Last night at the Paris Theater in New York City we held a special screening of SPIDERHEAD with stars Miles Teller, Jurnee Smollett, Mark Paguio, Daniel Reader, Stephen Tongun, Joey Vieira, director Joseph Kosinski, writers and producers Rhett Reese and Paul Wernick, producers Eric Newman, Tommy Harper, Agnes Chu, Jeremy Steckler, along with special guests including Questlove. See all the attendees inside….

Questlove and Jurnee Smollett

Keleigh Sperry

Miles Teller and Keleigh Sperry

Stephen Tongun

Tendo Nagenda and Agnes Chu

Michelle Harper and Tommy Harper

In a state-of-the-art penitentiary run by brilliant visionary Steve Abnesti (Chris Hemsworth), inmates wear a surgically attached device that administers dosages of mind-altering drugs in exchange for commuted sentences. There are no bars, no cells, or orange jumpsuits. In Spiderhead, incarcerated volunteers are free to be themselves. Until they’re not. At times, they’re a better version. Need to lighten up? There’s a drug for that. At a loss for words? There’s a drug for that, too. But when two subjects, Jeff (Miles Teller) and Lizzy (Jurnee Smollett), form a connection, their path to redemption take a twistier turn, as Abnesti’s experiments start to push the limits of free will altogether. Based on The New Yorker short story by George Saunders, SPIDERHEAD is a genre-bending and darkly funny psychological thriller directed by Joseph Kosinski (TRON: Legacy, Top Gun: Maverick) and written by Rhett Reese & Paul Wernick (Deadpool, Zombieland).

(Photo by Monica Schipper/Getty Images for Netflix)

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