DARK WEB: CICADA 3301 (2021) Preview of action comedy thriller

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‘A true hacker story. That never happened.’

Dark Web: Cicada 3301 is a 2021 American action comedy thriller about a hacker and his friends who are forced to compete in a secret game.

Directed by and starring Alan Ritchson (actor in Ghosts of War; Office Uprising; Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows; The Butcher 2006) from a screenplay co-written with Joshua Montcalm, the AllyCat Entertainment production also stars Jack Kesy, Conor Leslie, Kris Holden-Ried and Ron Funches.

Plot:

Genius hacker Connor (Jack Kesy) discovers Cicada 3301, an online treasure hunt that could be a recruiting tool for a secret society. Soon Connor, art-expert friend Avi (Ron Funches), and secretive librarian Gwen (Conor Leslie) are dashing from graffiti sites to ancient libraries to uncover real-world clues. However, they must outrun aggressive NSA agents, also hot on the trail of Cicada, who want the glory for themselves…

Release:

Lionsgate releases Dark Web: Cicada 3301 On-Demand and Digital on March 12, 2021; on Blu-ray and DVD on March 16, 2021.

Cast and characters:

Alan Ritchson … Agent Carver
Jack Kesy … Connor Black
Conor Leslie … Gwen
Kris Holden-Ried … Phillip Dubois
Ron Funches … Avi
Avaah Blackwell … Greek Female Hologram
Hanneke Talbot … Greek Woman Hologram
Andreas Apergis … Agent Sullivan
Tomaso Sanelli … Young Connor
Chris Violette … Ezrah
Jake Michaels … Eagle 1
Victoria Snow … The Judge
Benjamin Sutherland … William
Alyssa Cheatham … Sophia
Christopher Tai … Bouncer

Filming locations:

Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Alternate title:

Cicada 3301

Film Facts:

Alan Ritchson and Conor Leslie both play superheroes on the TV series Titans (2018). He plays Hawk and she plays Wonder Girl.

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