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Joel Edgerton Gets Kidnapped And Threw Into Alternate Universe In Dark Matter

Joel Edgerton has returned to the small screen and appeared in Apple TV’s new science fiction series, Dark Matter.

Joel Edgerton is a famous actor and filmmaker known for the role of Will McGill in the first 2 seasons of the Australian drama series “The Secret Life of Us” and Owen Lars in the Star Wars film “Attack of the Clones.”


  • Jason Dessen’s role is played by the talented Australian actor Joel Edgerton.
  • Jason is a family man and physicist in the series Dark Matter.
  • Jason finds that Jason2 is his kidnapper, who threw him to an Alternate Universe.

He won the AACTA Award for Best Lead Actor for his role in The Secret Life of Us.” Joel is currently in the limelight, just like Jason Dessen, in the upcoming series “Dark Matter.”

Blake Crouch created the series Dark Matter, which is based on the 2016 New York Times bestselling novel of the same name.

The series is set to premiere on Apple TV+ on May 8, 2024, with two episodes.

The creator of Dark Matter is Blake Crouch.

Joel Edgerton, Aka Jason Dessen, Gets Kidnapped Into An Alternated Universe In Dark Matter

Edgerton wakes up in a science laboratory and slips out of a metal cube. After some time, he discovers that he is in an alternate Chicago where, fifteen years ago, he had decided not to marry Daniela and pursued his career as a physicist instead.

In the alternate world, Jason built the cube that enables occupants to move between the countless worlds created from every possible outcome of every event.

Moreover, scientists questioned Jason; they believed he was Jason from this world, referred to as Jason2, and was the first person to return from a journey in a cube successfully.

Jason learns that Jason2 was his kidnapper, who came to Jason’s world to see what his life would be like if he left his career and married Daniela.

Jason2 sent Jason to Jason2’s world so that Jason2 could pretend to be Daniela’s husband.

Later, to return to Jason’s own Chicago, Jason and Jason2’s therapist, Amanda, escape and enter the cube.

After that, Jason reaches his own world, where he finds Jason2 living with his wife and son. He tries convincing Daniela and Charlie that he is the real Jason and takes them to escape from Jason2.

Jason2 suddenly attacks Jason, but Jason fights back and wins over Jason2. Later, he moves with his family to the cube to start a new life in another world and escape from other Jasons, who were created each time Jason navigated the alternate worlds.

The Story Is Perfectly Adapted From Novel Dark Matter

The review team of Thedeparturefilms found the series amazing, and the cast has performed very well.

Moreover, the series has great space shots with cool space stations, different planets, all sorts of spaceships, wormholes, etc.

Additional Information

  • Joel Edgerton has an estimated net worth of $5 million as of 2024.
  • Jason (Joel) has a son named Charlie Dessen (Oakes Fegley), who is with Daniela Vargas Dessen (Jennifer) in Dark Matter.
  • In real life, Joel Edgerton married Christina Centenera in 2018, with whom he had 2 children.
  • Joel Edgerton was born to his father, Michael Edgerton, and his mother, Marianne Edgerton.
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