Onesumore: American-French Thriller ‘Oxygen’ Coming to Netflix in May 2021
The claustrophobes look the other way, as Netflix’s new French original, Oxygen, will see Mélanie Laurent fight for her life in the confined space of a cryogenic chamber. Coming to Netflix in May, we’ve got everything you need to know Oxygen, including the plot, cast, trailer, and Netflix release date.
Oxygen is an original Netflix French-American survival thriller directed by Alexandre Aja and written by Christie LeBlanc. The feature film is produced by Gateway Films and Wild Bunch.
Upon release, Oxygen will be the second French-language original to be released on Netflix in 2021.
When is the Oxygen Netflix release date?
Thanks to the release of the trailer, we can now confirm that Oxygen is coming to Netflix on Wednesday 12 May 2021.
Oxygen will be available to stream worldwide on Netflix.
What is the plot of Oxygen?
A woman with severe memory loss wakes up inside a cryogenic chamber. Trapped inside and rapidly losing oxygen, the key to her survival is remembering who she is.
Who are the actors of Oxygen?
The following cast have been confirmed to star in Oxygen:
|Role||Cast member||Where have I seen / heard them before?|
|TBA||Melanie Laurent||Inglourious Basterds | Beginners | Now you see me|
|TBA||Mathieu Amalric||The diving bell and the butterfly | The Grand Hotel in Budapest | Munich|
|Inspector Ortiz||Marc Saez||Borgia | Day of Atonement | The Garfield Show|
|TBA||Malik Zidi||Wellington Lines | Poisoned Friends | Change times|
|Captain Moreau||Eric Herson-Macarel||The Wyvern’s Lair | Don’t worry, I’m fine | Nocturama|
|Alice||Cathy Cerda||Lost and Found | My glory days | Little family secrets|
Since the announcement of the project, the lead role has changed hands several times. In July 2017 Anne Hathaway had been attached to the project but was later replaced by Noomi Rapace in February 2020. Only a few months later Rapace left the project and was replaced by Mélanie Laurent.
When and where the production of Oxygen take place?
Principal photography began in July 2020 when all other cast members were confirmed.
Oxygen Director Alexandre Aja said of the project:
After a period of confinement, a project that explored confinement and claustrophobia in her heart was obvious, almost a necessity. I am very excited to collaborate with Wild Bunch and Melanie Laurent and to start a great creative adventure with Netflix.
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