One of the biggest venues in this year’s Super Bowl was the first look at M. Night Shyamalanthe latest thriller, Old, in which a rapidly aging family on a mysterious beach. (Check out the teaser here).
“This summer, Shyamalan presents a new chilling and mysterious thriller about a family on a tropical vacation who discovers that the secluded beach where they relax for a few hours somehow makes them age quickly… reducing their entire life to a single day. “
Although the footage has already fallen, today we finally have the first official frame, a cheesy and sentimental look at the aforementioned family: (from left to right) Prisca (Vicky krieps), Maddox (Thomasin McKenzie), Guy (Gael Garcia Bernal) and Trent (Luca Faustino Rodríguez).
Shyamalan’s career has been on the “back to form” path for the past few years, returning to the horror genre in 2015 with The visit and make a surprise sequel to Unbreakable with Pull apart in 2016; which, of course, was followed by a true sequel Glass in 2019, John Squires noted.
The current theatrical date of the film is July 23, 2021.
Here’s the trailer, if you haven’t seen it …