Kathryn Bigelow to direct Aurora for Netflix

Kathryn Bigelow, who became the first woman to win an Oscar for best director for The Hurt Locker, will direct a thriller entitled Aurora for Netflix.

Aurora is based on David Koepp’s upcoming thriller novel of the same name. The novel will be released on June 7, 2022.

According to Netflix’s announcement of the project, “the film follows characters who can cope with the collapse of the social order, against a catastrophic worldwide power crisis”.

David Koepp will also write the film’s script. He has previously written scripts for films such as Jurassic Park, Mission: Impossible, Ghost Town, and Spider-Man.

Aurora will be produced by Greg Shapiro and Gavin Polone.


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