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Paramount Releases Teaser Trailer for ‘Annihilation’ Starring Natalie Portman

Paramount Pictures have just dropped a clip that will make you think twice before entering the wilderness! Annihilation is an upcoming sci-fi horror movie that was written and directed by Alex Garland (Ex Machina). The story is based on a book by Jeff VanderMeer. In the new teaser trailer for the film, we see Natalie Portman’s character begin to encounter trouble in an unusual quarantined location known only as “Area X.” You can watch the entire clip below:

One thing’s for sure, given the pedigree of the filmmaker, the cast, and this tension-filled trailer, Annihilation is shaping up to be a movie that will end up on many must-see lists! The film will also star Oscar Isaac, Gina Rodriguez, Tessa Thompson, and Jennifer Jason Leigh. It hits theaters on February 23rd, 2018. Stay tuned to Horror News Network for more details on Annihilation as they break! read more

Theatrical Release Date for Annihilation Announced

According to Deadline, Paramount Pictures has announced a February 23rd, 2018 theatrical release date for Alex Garland’s somewhat-secretive film Annihilation (based on the novel by author Jeff VanderMeer.)  A preview of the film was shown to a live audience back in June during CineEurope, but little else was divulged at the time regarding a wide release.  This is welcome news to fans of both the horror and sci-fi genres.

Annihilation, Garland’s follow-up to his critically-acclaimed 2014 film Ex Machina, will also reunite the director with Star Wars‘ Oscar Issac.  Annihilation will also star Tessa Thompson, Jennifer Jason Leigh and Gina Rodriguez.  Isaac’s Star Wars universe colleague, Natalie Portman, plays the lead of a biologist who signs up for a secretive and dangerous expedition in a post-apocolyptic world, where she finds that the human laws of nature don’t apply.  Garland also wrote the screenplay for the film. read more