An intriguing, action-packed new sci-fi movie is coming out soon, and it was filmed all over Hamilton.
Simulant, directed by April Mullen, is a sci-fi thriller that follows Faye, a woman who attempts to replace her deceased husband with an android simulant that looks exactly like him.
A humanoid A.I.'s attempt to win over a widow's heart places it in the path of a government agent trying to stop the rise of machine consciousness.— Mongrel Media (@MongrelMedia) March 8, 2023
Starring @RobbieAmell, @JordanaBrewster, @SimuLiu, & Sam Worthington — 𝐒𝐈𝐌𝐔𝐋𝐀𝐍𝐓 in theatres APRIL 7.#SimulantMovie pic.twitter.com/5LejCt560w
The movie is set to be released on May 5th, 2023 and features an exciting cast including Robbie Amell, Jordana Brewster, Sam Worthington, Simu Liu, and Alicia Sanz.
Simulant was also shot on location in various parts of Hamilton that are clearly recognizable in the trailer, including inside FirstOntario Centre (formerly Hamilton Place); Barton Street near James North; and inside of James Street Bookseller on James South.
Hamilton has become a scorching hot spot for film productions in recent years, so it’s not surprising to see the Hammer so vividly represented in this exciting new movie hitting theatres soon!
Simulant sees its digital and VOD release on May 5th, 2023.
Lead image courtesy of Simulant trailer (Mongrel Media)