Ryan Gosling thriller and dystopian series premiere lead 2024 SXSW fest
The SXSW Film & TV Festival will open with the premiere of 3 Body Problem, the anticipated Netflix series from Game of Thrones creators David Benioff and D. B. Weiss, and True Blood writer Alexander Woo.
3 Body Problem will kick off the 31st edition of the Austin, Texas, festival on March 8. The series, based on Liu Cixin's novel, is a dystopian story in which scientists are being targeted by a mysterious force. A detective story unravels a larger threat to humanity. 3 Body Problem debuts March 21 on Netflix.
SXSW also announced that its centerpiece will be The Fall Guy, David Leitch's action thriller starring Ryan Gosling as a stunt man. The film, co-starring Emily Blunt, will be released May 3 by Universal Pictures.
The festival unveiled its lineup of features, documentaries and midnight selections. Among the highlights is Pamela Adlon's directorial debut, Babes, starring Ilana Glazer as a single woman who gets pregnant from a one-night stand.
Also premiering at SXSW will be Sam Yates' Magpie, starring Daisy Ridley; and documentaries on songwriter Diane Warren (Diane Warren: Relentless), the Black Keys (This Is a Film About the Black Keys) and the Scottish rock band Mogwai (Mogwai: If the Stars Had a Sound).
SXSW Conference and Festivals runs March 8-16.