This special bonus edition of the Flickering Myth Podcast contains the full-length audio from Scott Davis’ interview with the director of Midnight Special, Jeff Nichols, where he talks about the movie, working with Michael Shannon, and Adam Drivers bright future. Enjoy.
Roy (Michael Shannon) is a father desperate to protect his uniquely gifted, eight-year-old son in this genre-defying thriller which proves once again that director Jeff Nichols is one of the most compelling storytellers of our time. As father and son go on the run, an intense chase ensues as they are hunted down by a mysterious cult and a clandestine government agency – the outcome of which could bring about a world-changing event.
Jeff Nichols’ sci-fi thriller starring Michael Shannon (Take Shelter, 99 Homes), Adam Driver (Star Wars: The Force Awakens, Girls), Kirsten Dunst (Fargo, Spider-Man), Joel Edgerton (Warrior), Sam Shepard (Bloodline, Mud) and talented newcomer Jaeden Lieberher (St Vincent).
Midnight Special is set for release on March 18th in North America and April 8th in the UK.