The Creator

Amidst growing concerns over the disruptive potential of artificial intelligence, a surge of films depicting humanity's unwavering determination to eradicate thinking machines is on the horizon.

Among them, 20th Century Studios' upcoming film, The Creator, helmed by director Gareth Edwards, embraces this theme while also presenting an intriguing twist. The film's initial trailer captivates audiences by showcasing the bewildering astonishment of its characters as they find themselves thrust into the heart of a catastrophic robo-pocalypse.


In a world ravaged by a nuclear catastrophe triggered by a rogue AI, The Creator follows the journey of Joshua (portrayed by John David Washington), a bereaved widower and a special forces agent assigned with the formidable task of tracking down the Creator—the enigmatic entity responsible for activating the world's lethal machines. As Joshua and his team stumble upon a revelation that the Creator may possess a weapon capable of finally terminating the AI-human war, they embark on a mission to secure it, harboring the hope of regaining control over their planet.

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Interestingly, their quest leads them to a seemingly unassuming mechanical child named Alfie (played by Madeleine Yuna Voyles), whose innocent appearance conceals an extraordinary power, prompting profound introspection on the true essence of "being alive."

The Creator marks director Gareth Edwards' highly anticipated return to the silver screen since his previous directorial achievement, Rogue One. After captivating audiences with his masterful storytelling in the Star Wars universe, Edwards brings his unique vision and expertise to this new film, promising an enthralling cinematic experience.

With The Creator, Edwards showcases his versatility and ability to craft compelling narratives across different genres, further solidifying his position as a visionary filmmaker. Audiences eagerly await to witness Edwards' creative prowess unfold once again in this captivating tale of humanity's struggle against rogue artificial intelligence.

Madeleine Yuna Voyles

The film's screenplay is by Gareth Edwards and Chris Weitz, from a story by Edwards. The producers are Gareth Edwards, p.g.a., Kiri Hart, Jim Spencer, p.g.a., and Arnon Milchan. The executive producers are Yariv Milchan, Michael Schaefer, Natalie Lehmann, Nick Meyer, and Zev Foreman.

Check out this Behind the Scenes Featurette


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