White Noise | Official Teaser | Netflix : Starring Adam Driver, Greta Gerwig, Alessandro Nivola, Jodie Turner-Smith/ Directed by Noah Baumbach

Netflix has a brand-new teaser for its black comedy “White Noise,” unveiling writer-director Noah Baumbach’s adaptation of Don DeLillo’s landmark novel, which was published in 1985, through Viking Press and won the National Book Award for fiction that year.

Marriage Story” star Adam Driver reuniting with Baumbach, he plays Jack Gladney, a professor of Hitler studies at a Midwest liberal arts college. In the original novel, Gladney, his wife, Babette (Greta Gerwig), and their children must grapple with the “Airborne Toxic Event,” which casts chemical waste over their town and puts them all in danger. Besides Raffey Cassidy, Alessandro Nivola, Jodie Turner-Smith, Lars Eidinger, Don Cheadle and André Benjamin, better known as André 3000 of Atlanta hip-hop duo Outkast, round out the cast.

White Noise” will be the first film to open both the Venice Film Festival (at the end of August) and the New York Film Festival (in October). Baumbach’s most recent film, “Marriage Story,” also starring Adam Driver (opposite Scarlett Johansson), played at both festivals in 2019.

Netflix has not yet set an official release date for “White Noise,” with the teaser ending with a simple “coming soon.”

The novel not only won the National Book Award for Fiction, but also it did become a breakout work for his acclaimed writing career. The book carries many themes surrounding death and consumerism. 

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