Jessica Alba, whose past credits include James Cameron’s Dark Angel, Sin City, and Fantastic Four will star in a new thriller for Netflix called Trigger Warning. The new film focuses on a traumatized veteran who inherits her grandfather’s bar after his untimely death, and is faced with a moral dilemma as she discovers the truth behind his death.
The film will be directed by Mouly Surya, whose previous film Marlina The Murderer in Four Acts premiered as an official Directors’ Fortnight selection at the 2017 Cannes Film Festival. It was also Indonesia’s entry for Best Foreign Language Film at the 91st Academy Awards.
The film will be written by Josh Olson and John Brancato and produced by Thunder Road’s Basil Iwanyk and Erica Lee as well as Alba.
Alba currently stars and executive produces Spectrum Original’s LA’s Finest alongside Gabrielle Union, The series is an action-packed spinoff from Jerry Bruckheimer’s Bad Boys universe and will return for its second season this June.
Alba recently announced the Disney+ documentary series Parenting Without Borders (working title), which she will host and executive produce. Based on the book of the same name, the travel series will follow Alba as she immerses herself with families around the world, exploring the parenting beliefs and practices shaping families today.
Along with her work in film and television, Alba is the globally recognized business leader and entrepreneur behind The Honest Company and Honest Beauty, the mission-driven consumer products company she founded in 2012.