At the U.S. government’s Area X facility on a southern coast, cellular biology professor and former U.S. Army soldier Lena undergoes a quarantined debriefing about an expedition into an anomaly called “the Shimmer”, from which she and her husband are the only survivors.
Director: Alex Garland
Writers: Alex Garland, Jeff VanderMeer
Stars: Natalie Portman, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Tessa Thompson
Jennifer Jason Leigh:
Jennifer Jason Leigh (born Jennifer Leigh Morrow; February 5, 1962) is an American actress. She began acting on television during the 1970s, guest-starring on several television shows. Her film breakthrough came in 1982 for her performance as Stacy Hamilton in Fast Times at Ridgemont High. Leigh continued performing past her teen years, receiving critical praise for her roles in the 1990 films Miami Blues and Last Exit to Brooklyn. In 1991, she appeared in Ron Howard’s Backdraft, and in 1992 she acted in the drama-thriller Single White Female.