Aeon is struggling to destroy the Goodchild regime led by its namesake, Trevor Goodchild, the ruler of Bregna and a descendant of the man who found a cure for the deadly virus. Frances Mc Dormand's role as Theron's boss is left a bit sketchy (who does she get her orders from?
The fifth to join the club is , with Daniel Wu playing Sunny, a “clipper” (aka assassin) working for his baron (aka plantation master) Quinn (played by Marton Csokas).
Wu, who is also an executive producer on the show, wanted an Asian lead for …
400 years in the future, set in the year 2415, Aeon Flux is a mysterious assassin. They built the Relico, a memorial to remind us of what we've survived. They tell us that outside, nature has retaken the world. Though exceptionally flashy, this MTV production (based upon their animated series) has its roots steeped in the past, with a plot that admittedly recalls dozens of enemy-for-the-people adventures.
Four centuries after a virus nearly annihilated the human race, leaving only five million survivors in a utopian city called Bregna. Despite some intentionally amusing asides, the dialogue is fairly stilted (though there isn't much of it, which is ultimately a plus) and the editing is occasionally sharp though it eliminates things we should be seeing to clarify the narrative (like how Æon Flux manages to climb aboard and exit a flying monument).
That’s when the couple contacted Bernard Cohen, a young attorney who was volunteering at the ACLU.