Netflix has released a new trailer and two pieces of key art for The Mother, starring Jennifer Lopez. You can check out the trailer for The Mother in the player below and keep scrolling for photos and the key art.
Coming to Netflix on May 12, 2023, the film is directed by Niki Caro from a screenplay by Misha Green, Andrea Berloff, and Peter Craig with a story from Misha Green.
The producers for The Mother includes Jennifer Lopez, Elaine Goldsmith-Thomas, Benny Medina, Roy Lee, Miri Yoon, Marc Evans, and Misha Green.
In The Mother, a deadly female assassin comes out of hiding to protect the daughter that she gave up years before, while on the run from dangerous men. In addition to Lopez, the cast includes Joseph Fiennes, Lucy Paez, Omari Hardwick, Paul Raci and Gael García Bernal.
THE MOTHER CAST AND CHARACTERS
Who she plays: The Mother.
What to know: This marks Lopez’s return to thrilling action movies – have you seen Enough? If not, make it a double feature. And if so… make it a double feature.
Where you’ve seen her: Selena, The Cell, The Wedding Planner, Maid in Manhattan, Halftime and, most recently, Ben Affleck’s Dunkin’ Super Bowl commercial.
Who she plays: Zoe, the Mother’s 12-year-old daughter.
What to know: Paez and Lopez really bonded behind the scenes. “She was very protective of me and I felt like I could talk to her about anything. She would talk to me in a mentor-best friend-motherly way,” Paez recently told Tudum.
Where you’ve seen her: Silencio and The Exorcism of Carmen Farias.
Who he plays: FBI agent William Cruise.
What to know: Hardwick is also a poet and hosts a hip-hop spoken word podcast called Poetics.
Where you’ve seen him: Kick-Ass, Army of the Dead, Power, and Sorry to Bother You.
GAEL GARCIA BERNAL
Who he plays: Arms dealer Hector Álvarez.
What to know: He’s known best friend and frequent co-star Diego Luna since they were children.
Where you’ve seen him: Y Tu Mamá También, The Motorcycle Diaries, Bad Education, Mozart in the Jungle, Amores Perros, Coco, and Station Eleven.
Who he plays: British arms dealer Adrian Lovell and the Mother’s military mentor.
What to know: Going from playing the Bard to Gilead’s chilling Commander Waterford? It’s called range.
Where you’ve seen him: Shakespeare in Love, Elizabeth, and The Handmaid’s Tale.
Who he plays: Jons, the Mother’s former comrade in arms who helps her start over in Alaska.
What to know: The best supporting actor Oscar nominee and Vietnam War veteran is also a singer in ASL Black Sabbath tribute band Hands of Doom.
Where you’ve seen him: Baskets, Goliath, Parks and Recreation, and Sound of Metal.