Jennifer Connelly Is Trading Maverick For Mind-Blowing Realities After Landing A Starring Role In The Apple Series Dark matter.
Connelly, fresh out of starring Top Gun: Maverickwill star alongside Joel Edgerton in the nine-part sci-fi series.
The series follows Jason Dessen, played by Edgerton, a physicist, professor and family man who, while walking home one night through the streets of Chicago, is kidnapped in an alternate version of his life. Wonder quickly turns into a nightmare as he tries to bring himself back to reality in the midst of the multiverse of lives he could have lived. In this labyrinth of amazing realities, he embarks on a harrowing journey to return to his true family and save them from the most terrifying and unbeatable enemy imaginable: himself.
Connelly plays Daniela, Jason Dessen’s wife.
It is his last television role after starring on TNT. snow drillsending after four seasons.
Dark matter is based on the novel by Blake Crouch and Crouch is writing and directing the series. He will executive produce alongside Edgerton, Matt Tolmach and David Manpearl for Matt Tolmach Productions. Jakob Verbruggen (Invasion) will direct the first three episodes.
It’s Apple’s latest sci-fi series, joining a list that includes Invasion, for all mankind Y Base.
Connelly is represented by CAA.