In ‘Annihilation’ trailer, Natalie Portman discovers horrors in Area X
Ready to face “Annihilation“?
A trailer for Natalie Portman’s upcoming sci-fi/horror movie was launched Wednesday, and supplies barely additional backstory into her character’s relationship collectively together with her husband (Oscar Isaac). In “Annihilation,” based on Jeff VanderMeer’s 2014 best-selling novel, Portman’s character heads into Area X, which has been cut back off from civilization for a few years.
Isaac’s character returned from an earlier trek nonetheless is hospitalized and possibly in a coma. Portman’s character (merely often called “the biologist” in the novel) is part of a four-woman expedition who try to uncover for themselves the important thing of the mysterious place.
A, nonetheless the trailer reveals additional of the terrors prepared for Portman and crew, along with what seem like creepily crossbred animals, akin to a shark-crocodile mix.
“Annihilation” comes out Feb. 23 in the US, and in holding with Deadline, will stream internationally on Netflix merely 17 days later, reportedly because of it was thought-about “challenging” to market overseas.
Director Alex Garland equipped blended feelings in regards to the Netflix deal to Entertainment Weekly.
“(The film) was made with the intention of seeing it in a cinema, and so it was kind of dismaying, and disappointing, that it wasn’t felt that that was the right way forward.,” he acknowledged. “But you know, it is what it is. There’s pluses to it. Netflix reaches a lot of people. You don’t have the grief of that terrifying opening weekend, and people talking about box office, or whatever.”
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