Awake 2: Release Date, Cast & Plot

Are you a fan of sci-fi movies? 2021 has been a rewarding year for sci-fi fans with the release of numerous science fiction films and series. One of them is the American science fiction thriller film Awake which enchanted the onlookers with its charm.

Awake 2

Awake is directed by Mark Raso and written by Joseph Raso. Although the film received not much accreditation from the credits, it received positive reviews from the audience. This is one of the primary reasons why awake is likely to make a comeback with its sequel. Here is everything about the new release.

Directed by Mark Raso
Screenplay by
  • Mark Raso
  • Joseph Raso
Story by Gregory Poirier
Produced by Paul Schiff
  • Gina Rodriguez
  • Jennifer Jason Leigh
  • Barry Pepper
  • Finn Jones
  • Ariana Greenblatt
Cinematography Alan Poon
Edited by Michele Conroy
Music by Antonio Pinto
  • Entertainment One
  • Paul Schiff Productions
Distributed by Netflix
Release date
  • June 9, 2021
Running time
96 minutes
Country United States
Language English

Awake 2: Release Date

Awake was released on online streaming service Netflix on June 9, 2021. The production of the film was initiated back in 2019. The release of the film generated $149,558 revenue worldwide; in May 2019 new cast had joined the team.


In August 2019, the finalized cast for the film was released, and in the same month, the principal photograph started. However, no official statement has been yet made regarding the release of Awake 2. If Awake 2 happens, then following the dateline of the production, it would be released no sooner than 2023.

Awake 2: Cast

Awake featured Gina Rodriguez, Jennifer Jason, Leigh Barry Pepper, Finn Jones, Shamier Anderson in the titular role. The film showcased Gina Rodriguez as Jill, Ariana Greenblatt as Matilda, Frances fisher as Doris, Shamier Anderson as Dodge, Lucius Hoyos as Noah, Gil Bellows as Dr. Katz, Barry pepper as Pastor, Jennifer Jason Leigh as Dr. Murphy, and Sebastian Pigott as Clarence. While Gina had joined the team in May 2019, the remaining cast joined the team in August 2019. If awake two is made, expectations are that the original cast would be reprising their roles.

  • Jonathan Rhys Meyers as John Doe
  • Francesca Eastwood as Diana
  • Malik Yoba as FBI Agent Frank Ward
  • William Forsythe as Sheriff Roger Bower
  • James Austin Kerr as Oliver Bower
  • Shamier Anderson as Dodge, a prisoner who joins forces with Jill and her children trying to find the cure
  • Finn Jones as Brian
  • Lucius Hoyos as Noah, Jill’s son
  • Gil Bellows as Dr. Katz
  • Barry Pepper as Pastor
  • Jennifer Jason Leigh as Dr. Murphy, a psychiatrist who knows about the sleeplessness the survivors are suffering from
  • Sebastian Pigott as Clarence

Awake 2: Plot

The film follows the story of an ex-soldier Jill and her struggle during a chaotic time. In the story, the world is hit by a solar flare where every electronic device is malfunctioning.  Jill’s daughter drowns in a lake and is saved by police, who take her to a hospital only to find coma patients awake. Later on the same night, Jill’s son mistakes falling satellites as shooting stars. 

awake 2 release date

Jills find that not just her family but also her whole neighborhood is awake.  The next day at work, Dr. Murphy explains that with no unconscious people, it means that no one would be able to sleep, which would make all suffer from sleep deprivation. Jill finds that her daughter Matilda can sleep between all this. Matilda, considered as a hope for the citizens, is taken to the church to be sacrificed. Jill and Noah reach in time to save Matilda from her death. The film moves ahead, showcasing Jill trying to save Matilda from the experiments. The film ends on a cliffhanger which shows that Matilda could sleep because she temporarily died in the lake. If there be a sequel of the film, then it would showcase the reason behind the hallucination and provide answers to the questions raised in awake.


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