Outside the Wire (2021)


Outside the Wire is an American science-fiction film directed by Mikael Håfström.

It stars Anthony Mackie as an android officer who works with a drone pilot (Damson Idris) to stop a global catastrophe.


In the near future, a drone pilot is sent into a deadly militarised zone and must work with an android officer to locate a doomsday device.


  • Anthony Mackie as Leo, an android military officer.
  • Damson Idris as Thomas Harp, a drone pilot.
  • Emily Beecham as Parker.
  • Michael Kelly as Clank.
  • Pilou Asbæk as Victor Koval.


The film was announced in June 2019, with Anthony Mackie set to star and produce, and Mikael Håfström to direct. Damson Idris and Emily Beecham joined the cast the following month. Michael Kelly and Pilou Asbæk signed on later. Filming began around Budapest in August 2019, lasting eight weeks.


The film was released by Netflix digitally on 15 January 2021.

Production & Filming Details

  • Director(s): Mikael Hafstrom.
  • Producer(s):
    • Rory Aitken … producer.
    • Arash Amel … executive producer.
    • Charles M. Barsamian … co-producer.
    • Fred Berger … executive producer.
    • Tim Cole … line producer.
    • Joel Collins … executive producer.
    • Joshua Horsfield … executive producer.
    • Brian Kavanaugh-Jones … producer.
    • Ildiko Kemeny … co-producer.
    • Felicián Keresztes … line producer.
    • David U. Lee … executive producer.
    • Anthony Mackie … producer.
    • David Minkowski … co-producer.
    • Charlie Morrison … executive producer.
    • Gabrielle Nadig … co-executive producer.
    • Ben Pugh … producer.
    • Steven Squillante … executive producer.
    • Erica Steinberg … producer.
    • Robert Walak … executive producer.
  • Writer(s): Rowan Athale and Rob Yescombe.
  • Music:
  • Cinematography: Michael Bonvillain.
  • Editor(s): Rickard Krantz.
  • Production:
    • 42.
    • Automatik Entertainment.
    • Inspire Entertainment.
    • Leeding Media (in association with).
    • Netflix.
    • Pioneer Stilking Films.
  • Distributor(s): Netflix.
  • Release Date: 15 January 2021 (UK).
  • Running time: 114 minutes.
  • Rating: R.
  • Country: US
  • Language: English.

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