Because the movie’s official synopsis reads:
Seven years after the Monsterpocalypse, Joel Dawson (Dylan O’Brien), together with the remainder of humanity, has been dwelling underground ever since large creatures took management of the land. After reconnecting over radio along with his highschool girlfriend Aimee (Jessica Henwick), who’s now 80 miles away at a coastal colony, Joel begins to fall for her once more. As Joel realizes that there’s nothing left for him underground, he decides in opposition to all logic to enterprise out to Aimee, regardless of all the harmful monsters that stand in his manner. The fun-filled and action-packed journey additionally stars Michael Rooker and Ariana Greenblatt.
On an attention-grabbing be aware, the movie we now know as Love and Monsters was initially titled Monster Problems, doubtless modified to assist higher delineate the plot. The monster-centric film additionally occurs to be the manufacturing firm cousin of one other common style property in Stranger Things, seeing as it’s produced by the duo of Shawn Levy and Dan Cohen through their 21 Laps. They’re joined right here by govt producer John Starke (Sicario, Deadpool).
Love and Monsters additionally serves as an attention-grabbing co-headlining automobile for Dylan O’Brien, who lately accomplished his run because the star of one other post-apocalyptic movie franchise with the discharge of 2018’s Maze Runner: The Death Cure. After all, the previous Teen Wolf star has been increasing his onscreen presence lately, having co-starred with Michael Keaton in 2017 thriller American Murderer, supplied the voice of the eponymous Autobot in 2018’s Bumblebee and appeared in an episode of the AppleTV+ Wonderful Tales revival sequence.
Co-star Jessica Henwick, whose efficiency as Colleen Wing on the nixed Netflix Marvel TV tangent has, for all intents and functions, come to an finish, has shiny prospects forward in addition to Love and Monsters. Certainly, the previous Game of Thrones actress may also be seen within the 2021-scheduled Godzilla vs. Kong and is amongst the ensemble of the 2022-scheduled fourth Matrix film. She and O’Brien will probably be joined on this solid by Michael Rooker (Guardians of the Galaxy), Ariana Greenblatt (Avengers: Infinity Struggle – Younger Gamora), Tonia Renee Hammerich (Godzilla vs. Kong) and Keiichi Enomoto (Godzilla vs. Kong).