Leslie Odom Jr. and Cynthia Erivo Traverse a Time Travel Romance in Needle in a Timestack

Needle In A Timestack Trailer: Sci-Fi Romance With Leslie Odom

The biggest sell here is certainly the idea of one person’s ex traveling through time to break up their former partner’s current relationship using their ex’s partner’s ex (deep breath), and yet the movie itself seems to focus more on Odom’s side of the story. From the beginning of the trailer you see he utilizes time travel too. You wonder, is this an offensive or defensive maneuver? His demeanor is calm enough to make it seem unrelated to the assault by Bloom and Pinto—unless maybe he’s the reason the ball got rolling on this very complicated scheme in the first place.

Its multi-award winning cast and Oscar-caliber filmmaker, taken with its blend of the sci-fi and romance genres, makes Needle in a Timestack seem very intriguing. That this might be the first time you’ve heard of it and that it’s being released on a relatively small scale by Lionsgate is a bit less encouraging. Nevertheless, you have to imagine the people involved alone will make this one worth watching.

Needle in a Timestack opens in select theaters, plus on demand and digital October 15. That’s quickly followed by a DVD/Blu-ray release on October 19.

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