‘Windfall’ on Netflix: 5 things to know about the crime thriller starring Jesse Plemons

Netflix has an abundance of crime thrillers and they keep adding new titles from time to time. The catalog of the streaming platform should expand with the release of the next film “Windfall”. The story revolves around a man who breaks into a tech billionaire’s vacation home in order to steal valuables, however, things go awry when the pair decide to reach the vacation home. for a getaway.

The premise of the movie is really interesting and feels like a worthy addition to Netflix’s endless catalog which already includes thrillers like “The Guilty”, “The Devil All the Time”, and “#Alive”. The film stars Oscar-nominated star Jesse Plemons, Emmy-nominated actress Lily Collins and Jason Segel in key roles.


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Plemons is currently in the limelight with her first-ever Oscar nomination for ‘The Power of the Dog’, while Collin enjoyed another hit with ‘Emily in Paris’. On the other hand, Segel has been very consistent with his skills in the industry and hopes for another hit.

Here’s everything we know about “Windfall.”

A still from “Windfall” (Netflix)

When is ‘Windfall’ coming out and where can you watch it

The next thriller premieres exclusively on Netflix on Friday, March 18. According to the Netflix Press site, the film will be available to stream at 3:01 a.m. EST. Viewers need to subscribe to Netflix to watch the movie and they can download the app from Google Play Store and Apple App Store.

What is “Windfall”?

Although not much is known about the film and plot details are being kept under wraps, the film’s official guideline reads, “A man breaks into the empty vacation home of ‘a tech billionaire, but things go awry when the cocky tycoon and his wife arrive for a last-minute getaway’.

Who’s starring in the next Netflix movie?

Jesse Plemons, Lily Collins and Jason Segel will play key roles. Plemons will play the CEO of the big tech company while Collins will play his wife. On the other hand, Segel’s character is a man who breaks into the couple’s vacation home.

Interestingly, the names of their characters have not been disclosed.

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Plemons is undoubtedly one of the best actors working in Hollywood right now and has the credentials to prove it. He started his professional acting career in 1998 with the movie ‘Finding North’ and since then he has appeared in projects such as ‘Battleship’, ‘Black Mass’, ‘Bridge of Spies’, ‘The Post’, ‘The Irishman’, ‘Judas and the Black Messiah’ and ‘The Power of the Dog’.

Jesse Plemons attends the 77th Annual Golden Globe Awards at the Beverly Hilton Hotel on January 05, 2020 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)

He has just received his very first Oscar nomination for “The Power of the Dog”, in which he played the role of George Burbank opposite Benedict Cumberbatch and Kirsten Dunst.


The film is directed by Charlie McDowell and written by Jason Segel.

Collins, Plemons, Segel, McDowell, Charlie McDowell, Alex Orlovsky and Jack Selby are the producers of the film. Meanwhile, Rick Covert, David Duque-Estrada, Elika Portnoy and Andrew Kevin Walker serve as executive producers on the film.


You can watch the trailer here.

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