Netflix has provided Vital Thrills with a first look at White Noise, the feature adaptation from writer and director Noah Baumbach. White Noise is releasing in select theaters November 25 before launching on the streaming service December 30.
Based on the book (Order Now) by Don DeLillo, the film stars Adam Driver, Greta Gerwig, Don Cheadle, Raffey Cassidy, Sam Nivola, May Nivola, Lars Eidinger, Andre Benjamin, and Jodie Turner-Smith.
At once hilarious and horrifying, lyrical and absurd, ordinary and apocalyptic, White Noise dramatizes a contemporary American family’s attempts to deal with the mundane conflicts of everyday life while grappling with the universal mysteries of love, death, and the possibility of happiness in an uncertain world.
The producers include Baumbach, David Heyman, and Uri Singer. The executive producers are Brian Bell and Leslie Converse.
Released in 1985, the National Book Award-winning classic is officially described as follows:
“White Noise is the story of Jack, his wife, Babette, and their four ultramodern offspring. They live in a college town where Jack is Professor of Hitler Studies (and conceals the fact that he does not speak a word of German), and Babette teaches posture and volunteers by reading tabloids to a group of elderly shut-ins.
“They are happy enough, until a deadly toxic accident and Babette’s addiction to an experimental drug make Jake question everything.
“White Noise is considered a postmodern classic and its unfolding of themes of consumerism, family and divorce, and technology as a deadly threat have attracted the attention of literary scholars since its publication.
The Netflix film’s director of photography is Lol Crawley and the production designer is Jess Gonchor. The editor is Matthew Hannam and the costume designer is Ann Roth. The music is by Danny Elfman.
You can watch the teaser trailer below and you’ll find character posters, the teaser poster and more photos underneath.