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Paul Raci, Joseph Fiennes join the cast of Netflix's The Mother

The film stars Jennifer Lopez as an assassin

Published: 23rd September 2021

The upcoming Netflix film, The Mother, starring Jennifer Lopez in the lead role, has welcomed new cast members on board. Academy Award nominee Paul Raci, Joseph Fiennes, Omari Hardwick, and Gael Garcia Bernal are the latest additions to the thriller. Moreover, Lucy Paez will reportedly play Lopez's daughter in the film.

The film reportedly tells the story of an assassin, played by Lopez, who comes out of hiding to protect her estranged daughter, while dangerous criminals chase them.

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According to Variety, Hardwick will essay an FBI agent, while Fiennes and Bernal will be playing the criminals running after the protagonist.

Directed by Niki Caro, known for helming the live-action remake of Mulan, the film will have a screenplay by Misha Green. The Mother is the first title being produced under the multiyear deal between Lopez's production house, Nuyorican Productions, and Netflix. She will also headline Atlas for Netflix.

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