Lizzy is a character from Spiderhead, an upcoming American science fiction thriller film directed by Joseph Kosinski and written by Rhett Reese and Paul Wernick, based on the dystopian short story "Escape from Spiderhead" by George Saunders. The character is portrayed by Jurnee Smollett.
Lizzy is a prisoner who forms a connection with another subject when their path to redemption takes a twistier turn, as Abnesti’s experiments start to push the limits of free will altogether,
Spiderhead is set in the near future, when convicts are offered the chance to volunteer as medical subjects in hopes of shortening their sentences. The focus is on two prisoners who become the test patients for emotion-altering drugs that force the prisoners to grapple with their pasts in a facility run by a brilliant visionary who supervises the program.