The Water Man is an American drama that was directed by David Oyelowo, in his feature directional debut, from a screenplay by Needell Emma. It features Rosario Dawson, Amiah Miller, Lonnie Chavis,, Alfred Molina. While Oprah Winfrey was seen as an executive producer.
The Water Man (Plot)
The movie, The Water Man is about a boy Chavis who went on a journey to save his ill mother, Dawson, by searching for a mythic figure who has the secret to immortality, the Water Man. After requesting the help of a strange and mysterious local girl, Jo( Miller) they went on the journey together into the remote Wild Horse Forest. The deeper they went, the stranger and more dangerous the forest becomes.
However, their only hope to rescue is Gunner’s father (Oyelowo0 who will do anything to look for them and in the process will find who his son really is, This movie is destined to search its way into homes across the world that will be marked as a family classic for years to come.
Directed by: David Oyelowo
Produced: by David Oyelowo, Shivani Rawat, Monica Levinson, Carla Giardini
Written by: Emma Needell
Starring: David Oyelowo, Rosario Dawson, Lonnie Chavis, Maria Bello, Alfred Miller,
Cinematography: Mathew J. Lloyd
Edited By: Blu Murray
Productions companies: Harpo Films, ShivHans Pictures
Release Date: May 7, 2021 (United States)
Running Time: 92 minutes
Country: United States
Genres: Adventure, Drama, Family, Mystery, Thriller
Water Man Cast
- Lonnie Chavis as Gunner
- Amiah Miller as Jo
- Holden Goyette as Animated Boy
- John Henry Whitaker as Chuck
- Ella Rose Parks as Extra
- Kyle Stoltz as Deputy
- Rosario Dawson as Mary Boone
- Maria Bellow as Sheriff Goodwin
- Alfred Below as Jim
It was announced that David Oyelowo would direct and also produced the movie ” The Waterman” in June 2015 from a screenplay by Emma Needell, including Oprah Winfrey. It was later announced in March 2019, that Oyelowo, Rosario Dawson, Lonnie Chavis, Amiah Miller, and some other cast had joined the movie of film with Disney no longer linked to distributing. This is an amazing movie to each when it finally comes out.
The Water Man Release Date
The movie, Water Man was actually meant to be released on September 13, 2020, but due to COVID-19 Pandemic, it was shifted. Now the movie is set to be released on May 2 2021 with Netflix set to distribute internationally.