Starring: Tom Hanks, Emma Watson, John Boyega, Karen Gillan, Patton Oswalt, Bill Paxton, Ellar Coltrane, Poorna Jagannathan
Sci-fi drama written and directed by James Ponsoldt, the story centers on Mae Holland (Emma Watson), a young woman who takes a job at a powerful internet corporation, run by its charismatic founder, Bailey (Tom Hanks). Mae quickly rises up the company’s ranks, and soon finds herself in a perilous situation, that involves privacy, surveillance and freedom. She comes to learn that her decisions and actions will determine the future of humanity.
Best Quotes from Trailer:
Dan: How would you describe what The Circle is to say your grandmother?
Mae Holland: It’s the chaos of the web made elegant.
Dan: Speed round. Paul or John?
Mae Holland: Early Paul, late John.
Dan: Mario or Sonic?
Mae Holland: Early Sonic, late Mario.
Dan: Needs of the society or needs of the individual?
Mae Holland: It should be the same.
Dan: You’re most scare of?
Mae Holland: Unfulfilled potential.
Bailey: I am a believer in the perfectibility of human beings. When we are our best selves the possibilities are endless. At The Circle there isn’t a problem that we cannot solve. We can cure an disease and we can end hunger without secrets, without the hoarding of knowledge and information. We can finally realize our potential. We will see it all, if it happens, we’ll know. Imagine the human rights implications. There needs to be accountability. So many of our lies that get us in trouble, the things we hide. We care about everybody you care about, because knowing is good. But knowing everything is better.
Bailey: Circlars, do you like to share?
Employees: Sharing is everything.
Mae Holland: What is this?
Kalden: The Circle has the power to change everything.
The Circle is set for release in the US April 28th.