United Kingdom: October 12 2018
United States: September 14 2018
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At the beginning, Panos Cosmatos only offered Cage the role of Jeremiah, the cult leader, but the actor was only interested in Red. The director explained him that this movie was about a two generations fight, and Red's character was supposed to belong to a younger actor. A time later, Elijah Wood, producer, convinced Cosmatos to let Cage perform Red.
It is the last soundtrack that the composer Jóhann Jóhannsson ('Arrival', 'Sicario') created before dying.
There are many similarities between Jeremiah Sand and Charles Manson. Manson was also a frustrated musician who took it very personally when his art was questioned. Sand also refers to his victims as "pigs," as the real-life cult leader did. Both cults used psychedelic drugs before killing someone.