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Dark Discussions Podcast – Episode 611 – I.S.S. (2024)

The “Black List” is the top screenplays that have circulated around Hollywood and producers that have not been purchased or made yet.  But the buzz follows them.  The new film I.S.S. (2024) is just that.  The script by Nick Shafir was finally purchased and made into the movie.  Distributed by Bleecker Street, the film debuted at theaters on January 19th, 2024.

Dr. Kira Foster (Ariana DeBose) joins the International Space Station crew.  With 3 Americans, and 3 Russians, the crew are to orbit earth and do research in hopes to help humanity.  But soon, a black swan event occurs on earth leaving the two national crews not sure what to do.  With friendships, and even the world in danger of ending, the six must decide whether to trust each other and even those from their own home country.

The movie’s cast also includes Chris Messina (DEVIL (2009)), Pilou Asbaek (GAME OF THRONES), John Gallagher (10 CLOVERFIELD LANE (2016)), Masha Mashkova (FOR ALL MANKIND), and Costa Ronin (THE AMERICANS).  The direction was done by Gabriela Cowperthwaite.  And reviews have generally been positive.  Your co-hosts take a look at this recently released film and give their thoughts.

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