Watch the trailer for the new M. Night Shyamalan movie Knock at the Cabin

The new film by M. Night Shyamalan promises a fast-paced plot.

In the trailer for the film, which opens Thursday, Jonathan Groff plays a father who travels to a remote cabin with his husband (Ben Aldridge) and their young daughter (newcomer Kristen Cui). However, once they arrive, the family is taken hostage and terrorized by four intruders who urge the family of three to “prevent the apocalypse”.

The film is an adaptation of Paul G. Tremblay’s 2018 best-selling novel. The Cabin at the End of the World.

The official synopsis from Universal Studios reads: “While on vacation in a remote cabin, a girl and her parents are taken hostage by four armed strangers who demand that the family make an unthinkable decision to prevent the apocalypse. With limited access to the world outside. , the family must decide what they believe in before everything is lost”.

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In the trailer, the young woman is seen hanging out outside the cabin when she is surprised by one of the intruders, played by guardian of the galaxyIt’s David Baptist.

When the girl asks him what he’s doing there, he replies, “I guess I’m here to befriend you and your dad too, but my heart is broken.”

“Why is it broken?” she asks, to which he replies, “Because of what I have to do today.”

In the next moment in the trailer, the family is helpless when they hear a knock on the door, but they have nowhere to run.

“There’s a woman wearing something that looks like a pickaxe with a chain and a mallet head,” says Aldrige’s character.

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After a bit of a struggle, the family seems tied together as they begin to listen to the group.

“You see, the four of us have a very important job to do, in fact, it could be the most important job in the history of the world,” Bautista says with his troop. The other intruders are played by Harry Potterby Rupert Grint, Ancient’s Nikki Amuka-Bird and Little womanIt’s Abby Quinn.

Bautista’s character continues: “We were called and we are united by a common vision that has now become a mandate that we cannot ignore. The four of us are here to prevent the apocalypse. Your family has been chosen to make a horrible decision. Yes If you don’t choose, the world will end.”

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The film’s screenplay was written by Shyamalan in collaboration with Steve Desmond and Michael Sherman.

The film is directed by the two-time Oscar winner and produced by him, Marc Bienstock and Ashwin Rajan. Executive producers are Steven Schneider, Christos V. Konstantakopoulos, and Ashley Fox.

Shyamalan’s most recent projects include the Apple series Serverstarring Grint, and the thriller films old, glass Y Pull apart.

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call the booth It will be released in theaters on February 3, 2023.

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