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‘Awake’ Review: Netflix Thriller About a Sleep Deprivation Pandemic Has Opposite Effect

In director Mark Raso’s occasionally engaging but mostly frustrating sci-fi thriller, an unexplained event causes a massive electromagnetic pulse that fries most electronics and leaves nearly all of humanity incapable of sleep. From the mysterious incident onward, the characters slowly slide toward insanity as fatigue takes its toll, although it’s not clear how everyone on […]

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Gina Rodriguez’s Sci-Fi Thriller ‘Awake’ Rounds Out Cast (Exclusive)

Jennifer Jason Leigh, Barry Pepper and “Game of Thrones” actor Finn Jones will join Gina Rodriguez in Netflix’s sci-fi thriller “Awake.”The newly announced cast also includes Ariana Greenblatt, Frances Fisher, Shamier Anderson, Lucius Hoyos and Gil Bellows.“Awake” is set after a sudden global event wipes out all electronics and takes away humankind’s ability to sleep, […]

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Rupert Wyatt Exits Showtime’s ‘Halo’ Series as Director, Executive Producer

The bumpy road to a live-action Halo adaptation just got even bumpier. Rise of the Planet of the Apes director Rupert Wyatt is stepping down as a director and executive producer on Showtimes upcoming live-action Halo series from showrunner Kyle Killen (Awake). “Showtime’s adaptation of Halo is evolving beautifully with rich characters, compelling stories and […]

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