The First Trailer For ‘Wireless’ Weaponizes Our Primal Fear Of Getting Lost

by 3 months ago

I know what you’re thinking: “Seriously, Eric? Quibi?”

And look, usually, I’d hear ya — I used to feel the same way. But here at BroBible, we are the land website of opportunity run by meritocracy: if we think something looks dope, we write about it. It’s relatively simple, really, and that’s sort of perfect for me, as simple is sort of all my brain can handle these days, especially on a Friday morning like this one.

So, yes, I think this new Tye Sheridan-starring Quibi thriller Wireless looks pretty damn sweet, especially because it appears to weaponize our innate fear of being lost.  Plus, it’s executive produced by Steven Soderbergh, who’s one of the most-respected minds in Hollywood. Ipso facto, here I am, sharing it with you. You see how this all works now, slick? Good.

Here’s the official synopsis for Wireless, via Quibi:

On a sparsely traveled road deep in the Colorado mountains, college student Andy Braddock (Tye Sheridan) drives to a New Year’s Eve party to try to rekindle a relationship with his ex-girlfriend. Distracted by his phone, Andy collides with a snowbank and hurtles into a ravine. Wounded and alone, Andy turns to his quickly dying cell for rescue, but help is far from a phone call away…

From executive producer Steven Soderbergh comes a survival thriller like no other, as the viewer takes the story into their own hands. Two narratives play out simultaneously: watch horizontally for a cinematic view; twist vertically to experience Andy’s phone as your own, as he fights to stay alive. An immersive experience awaits, powered by Quibi.

In addition to Sheridan (Ready Player One), Wireless stars Lukas Gage, Francesca Reale, Mace Coronel, Sydney Park, Andie MacDowell, and Eric Dane.

Wireless, which is directed by Zach Wechter, will hit Quibi on September 14.

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Eric is a New York City-based writer who still isn’t quite sure how he’s allowed to have this much fun for a living and will tell anyone who listens that Gotham City is canonically in New Jersey. Contact him eric@brobible.com

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