"Self Reliance" Hulu Release Date Announced: A Comedy Thriller to Watch Out For

Directed and written by Jake Johnson, this American comedy thriller promises a distinctive storyline that blends humor with the intensity of a dark web reality game.

Release Date:

Mark your calendars for January 12, 2024, as "Self Reliance" is slated to make its debut on Hulu. This unique comedy thriller follows the protagonist, played by Jake Johnson, as he navigates a deadly reality TV game on the dark web with a chance to win a staggering $1 million. The catch? He can only be attacked when he's alone, setting the stage for an intriguing battle of wits and survival.

Official Trailer


"Self Reliance" centers around a man named Tommy Walcott, played by Jake Johnson, who finds himself in a challenging situation. Offered a million dollars to participate in a dark web reality game, Tommy must outsmart hunters trying to eliminate him. The catch? He can only be attacked when he's alone. The film weaves a suspenseful and humorous narrative as Tommy tries to convince others to stay with him 24/7, turning the game into a battle of wits and endurance.

The official synopsis reads:

"When a man is offered a million dollars to play a game in which hunters try to kill him, he thinks he has found the perfect loophole: they can only attack when he’s alone. His only problem is that none of his friends or family believe the game is real."

Cast and Crew

The ensemble cast adds to the anticipation, featuring notable names such as Jake Johnson, Anna Kendrick, Andy Samberg, Christopher Lloyd, Mary Holland, Natalie Morales, and more. With such a talented lineup, viewers can expect a compelling performance that complements the intriguing storyline.

Notably, "Self Reliance" marks Jake Johnson's feature-length directorial debut, adding an extra layer of intrigue to the film. As a Hulu Original, the movie is part of the streaming platform's diverse lineup of exclusive content.

How to Watch:

For existing Hulu subscribers, "Self Reliance" will be available for streaming on the platform from January 12, 2024. If you're not yet a subscriber, you can sign up by visiting Hulu's official website and choosing from various subscription plans, including options with or without ads. Hulu also offers bundles that include Disney Plus and ESPN Plus, catering to a variety of Entertainment preferences.

Hulu offers various subscription options, including bundles with Disney Plus and ESPN Plus, as well as Live TV plans with access to multiple channels.

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