This incredible movie was directed and written by Jonathan Hensleigh, who has also been the writer for the most popular movies like Jumanji, Die hard with a Vengeance and Armageddon. The movie that starred the famous Thomas Jane ‘The Punisher’ was also directed and written by Jonathan Hensleigh in the year 2004.
The Ice Road is to be produced by Envision Media Arts, Aperture Media and code Entertainment, who were responsible for the production of movies like Death of Me, The Trial of Chicago 7 and Kill the Irishman respectively. The Ice Road movie revolves around the story of an ice driver, who leads an impossible rescue mission after a remote diamond mine collapses in the northern regions of Canada.
The ice driver risks his life to save the lives of miners stuck in the collapse, by travelling through a frozen ocean despite all the threats and thawing waters, that they never saw coming.
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The Ice Road Release Date
The original account of Netflix took to Instagram in April 2021 when it came up with a post showing some first-look images of the movie. Not just that Netflix also revealed the United States release date as June 25th, 2021. So gear up guys, we are literally less than twenty days away from the release of this incredibly mysterious movie- The Ice road.
The Ice Road Cast
This movie consists of incredible actors who have dwell into their roles and make it look absolutely realistic while watching them on screen. All the characters from the movie are listed below –
- Liam Neeson as Mike
- Matt McCoy as George Sickle
- Amber Midthunder as Tantoo
- Matt Salinger as CEO Thomason
- Marcus Thomas as Gurty
- Josh Strait as Nodak Trucker
- Gabriel Daniels as Barney
- Chad Bruce as Shift Supervisior Mankins
- Bradley Sawatzky as Tager
- Holt McCallany as Rene Lampard
- Laurence Fishburne as Goldenrod
- Martin Sensmeire as Cody
- Lauren Cochrane as V.A Nurse
- Paul Essiember as Deputy Minister Callum o’Tool
- BJ Verot as Washington
- Aaron Merke as Cop
The Ice Road Trailer
The streak of action is to be continued by Liam Neeson who plays the role of ice driver and is also the main lead in the movie, as shown in the trailer that was released approximately three weeks ago. The entire action plan behind how to release the movie is also been confirmed, as the release dates vary from the United Kingdom and other countries.
The new trailer released already shows the pair of ice drivers or truckers comprising of the actor from star wars: the phantom menace and ant-man and the wasp’s actor Laurence Fishburne heading towards a mission to rescue the victims of mine collapse at the northern region of Canada as soon as they hear about the incident.
As their journey towards the rescue location is of titular ice road, it forma a very dangerous environment where they don’t have to deal with a race against time, but looks like the rescue team has been sabotaged as well.
The Ice Road Everything you need to know
A multi-genre album of music was demanded to Big Machine Records by the director cum writer of The Ice Road Jonathan Hensleigh. The following is the list of music covers published by well known artists –
- “All I Do Is Drive” by Jason Isbell
- “Rubber Meets The Road” by Brantley Gilbert and Tyler Hubbard
- “Eighteen wheels and a dozen roses” by Carly Pearce
- “I’ve been everywhere” by L.A Rats
- “We got fight” by Gary LeVox
- “I’m moving on” by Miranda Lambert
- “Six days on the road” by The Cardillac Three
- “Don’t come lookin’” by Jackson Dean
- “Hurricane” by Luke Combs
- “Heart made of steel” by The Assassinzs featuring John Carter Cash and Robin Zander
- “All coming down” by Mark Collie and Allison Moorer
- “Drive” by Tim McGraw
Movies like ‘The Ice Road’
The movie Ice Road is a snowy action thriller and here are a few top 10 movie suggestions which are similar to the movie Ice Road and are easily available on OTT platforms like Netflix. Other than the similarities, these movies are worth watching in a snowy weather.
- Cold Prey –released in 2006
- Wind River –released in 2017
- Dead of Winter –released in 1987
- In Order of Disappearance –released by 2014
- The Grey –released in 2011
- Transsiberian –released in 2008
- Pontypool –released in 2008
- The Edge –released in 1997
- The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo –released in 2011
- The Last Winter –released in 2006