Turner-Smith Joins Driver & Gerwig in Baumbach's "White Noise"
Director Noah Baumbach has gotten quite comfortable over at Netflix. His last two features, 2017's The Meyerowitz Stories (New and Selected) and 2019's Marriage Story, were funded and promoted by the streaming service with the latter getting major accolade attention. Now, Baumbach is set to work on his third feature for Netflix, titled White Noise which in turn is based on the Don DeLillo novel of the same name. The film already saw his Marriage Story star Adam Driver and his real-life partner Greta Gerwig cast in the lead roles. Now, it's been confirmed that Jodie Turner-Smith will join the duo in the new film.
The story follows a professor of Hitler studies (Played by Driver) and his family as they deal with a disaster known as “The Airborne Toxic Event,” which is the result of a rail car accident that spews toxic gas over the region where the family lives. From there, they’re forced to evacuate and confront their own mortality. Driver, Gerwig, and Turner-Smith are joined by other previously announced actors Raffey Cassidy, Sam Nivola, and May Nivola.
The film is carrying a major budget of $80 million and will film for a reported 7 months. No release date on Netflix has been announced. Stay tuned!