The Adam Project RELEASE DATE

March 9, 2022


Rob Simonsen

The Adam Project CAST

Starring by: Ryan Reynolds, Mark Ruffalo, Jenifer Garner, Walker Scobell, Catherine Keener, Zoe Saldana.

Actors and their roles:

  • Ryan Reynolds as Adam Reed, a time pilot in a dystopian 2050 who risks his life to try and uncover the truth behind his wife’s disappearance.
  • Mark Ruffalo as Louis Reed, Adam’s father and a brilliant quantum physicist who wrote the algorithm necessary for controlled time travel.
  • Jenifer Garner as Ellie Reed, Adam’s mother. Garner also portrays her younger self in 2018.
  • Walker Scobell as young Adam Reed, a bullied 6th grader in 2022 who suffers from asthma.
  • Catherine Keener as Maya Sorian, a businesswoman who funded Louis’ research and later took advantage of his death to monopolize it for her own benefit and create a future where she is the most powerful woman in the world.
  • Zoe Saldana as Laura Shane, Adam’s wife and a fellow time pilot left stranded in 2018 after a failed attempt on her life. Saldana also portrays her alternate version in the changed timeline.
  • Alex Mallari Jr. as Christos, Adam and Laura’s former colleague, now a ruthless security enforcer employed by Sorian.
  • Milo Shandel as Professor
  • Ben Wilkinson as Derek
  • Donald Sales as Paul the Bartender
  • Kasra Wong as Chuck

Genres: Sci-Fi, Drama

Country of origin: United States

Languages: English

Director: Shawn Levy

Producer: David Ellison, Dana Goldberg, Shawn Levy, Ryan Reynolds.

Writer: Jonathan Tropper, T. S. Nowlin, Jenifer Flackett, Mark Levin.

Distributor: Netflix

Aspect Ratio: 2.39:1

Runtime: 106 minutes

The Adam Project Plot

The plot of The Adam Project revolves around Adam Reed (Ryan Reynolds) who accidentally crash lands in 2022. He then teams up with his 12-years old self for a mission to save the future.

In 2050 Adam Reed is being chased by futuristic space ships. Having been wounded he opens up a wormhole and escapes back in time to 2022. There he finds a young Adam (Walker Scobell) who is struggling to come to grips with the demise of his father. He finds that he is the same Adam, an older version of him.

Old Adam tells him that he has to escape his timeline to save himself. His wife Laura (Zoe Saldana) was last seen returning in 2018 but hasn’t been traced since then. He plans to land in 2018 but accidentally landed in 2022.

Old Adam informs him that he needs to travel back to 2018 before his father’s business partner, Maya Sorian (Catherine Keener). After the death of his father, she is the sole business owner. He discloses that Sorian has full control over time in his timeline. Sorian and her henchman are attacking his family.

They made a plan that Laura will stay back and distract Sorian, and both Adams will return to 2018 to change whatever happened. Sorian finds Laura and she killed her.

The film received an above-average rating of 6.1/10. On the review aggregator of Rotten Tomatoes, 67% of 206 critics’ reviews are positive. 

The Adam Project Trailer

The Adam Project official trailer release was on February 10, 2022, by Netflix. A second trailer of the The Adam Project’ was released on March 1, 2022. The trailer shows the 12-years old Adam grieving over the death of his father. The trailer gives a glimpse of action-packed scenes and fun moments between younger and older Adam.