I Origins Movie

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Who's Involved:

Steven Yeun, Mike Cahill, Brit Marling, Astrid Bergès-Frisbey, Michael Pitt, William Mapother, Cara Seymour, Archie Panjabi, Venida Evans

Release Date:

Friday, July 18, 2014 (Limited)

some sexuality/nudity, and language

Runtime: 1 hr, 53 m
Language: English

Plot: What's the story about?

Follows the story of Dr. Ian Gray (Michael Pitt), a molecular biologist studying the evolution of the eye. He finds his work permeating his life after a brief encounter with an exotic young woman (Astrid Bergès-Frisbey) who slips away from him. As his research continues years later with his lab partner Karen (Brit Marling), they make a stunning scientific discovery that has far reaching implications and complicates both his scientific and spiritual beliefs. Traveling half way around the world, he risks everything he has ever known to validate his theory.

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Who stars in I Origins: Cast List

... Ian Gray

"Criminal" , "Run With The Hunted"  

... Karen

"Arbitrage" , "Another Earth"  

... Sofi

"The Vault" , "King Arthur: Legend of the Sword"  

... Kenny

"Jordan Peele Horror Event" , "Mayhem"  

... Priya Varma

"San Andreas 3D" , "The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby"  

... Dr. Jane Simmons

"The Music Never Stopped" , "Jack and Diane"  

... Darryl

"Another Earth" , "A Warrior's Heart"  

... Helen Dairy

"A Strange Brand of Happy"  

Who's making I Origins: Crew List

A look at the I Origins behind-the-scenes crew and production team. The film's director Mike Cahill last directed Bliss and Hold Back the Stars. The film's writer Mike Cahill last wrote Bliss.


Mike Cahill


Mike Cahill

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Production: What we know about I Origins?

Key Facts

  1. Directed and written by Mike Cahill, I Origins is his second feature following Another Earth which Fox Searchlight acquired at Sundance in 2011.

Filming Timeline

  1. January 2014: The film was in Completed status.
  2. Fox Searchlight Pictures announced they have acquired worldwide rights to the existential drama.

I Origins Release Date: When was the film released?

I Origins was released in 2014 on Friday, July 18, 2014 (Limited release). There were 6 other movies released on the same date, including S** Tape (Cameron Diaz/Jason Segel - 2014), The Purge: Anarchy and Planes: Fire and Rescue.

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