Daniel Espinosa is breathing new Life into the Austin, Texas film scene.
The 39-year-old Chilean director’s sci-fi thriller Life, starring Jake Gyllenhaal and Ryan Reynolds, will be the closing title at this year’s South by Southwest Film Festival on March 18.
Life centers on an international space crew that discovers something wonderful on board until it no longer is.
Life will make its world premiere at the Zach Theatre with stars Gyllenhaal, Rebecca Ferguson and Reynolds in tow.
Life was penned by Deadpool writers Rhett Reese and Paul Wernick.
The movie opens nationwide on March 24.
Espinosa’s previous directing credits include Child 44, Safe House and Swedish film Easy Money.