Actor and self-identified smelly man Jake Gyllenhaal stars within the new teaser for Netflix’s upcoming thriller, The Responsible, based mostly on the Danish thriller of the identical identify. The extraordinary, minimalist teaser incorporates a transcript of a 911 name, by which Gyllenhaal’s operator tries to assist a lady who’s simply been kidnapped. The unique Danish movie premiered again in 2018 and gained that yr’s Sundance Viewers Award and Grand Jury Prize, along with being Denmark’s entry into the Overseas Language Oscar race. Gyllenhaal has been a fan of the movie since its premiere, even moderating a Q&A with director Gustav Möller earlier than ultimately snagging the movie rights.
Vulture spoke with Möller shortly earlier than The Responsible’s theatrical launch, and when requested about the potential for a Hollywood adaptation, Möller mentioned, “I am open to a new take on it. I think it would actually be interesting to see it from all over the world.” Ethan Hawke, Riley Keough, Paul Dano, Peter Sarsgaard, Da’Vine Pleasure Randolph, and Invoice Burr star alongside Gyllenhaal within the upcoming movie, which was written by True Detective’s Nic Pizzolatto and directed by Antoine Fuqua (Southpaw, The Magnificent Seven). The Responsible premieres on Netflix on October 1.