New Trailer for Jeff Nichols’ Sci-fi Thriller ‘Midnight Special’

Jeff Nichols' Sci-fi Thriller

Warner Bros. Pictures has revealed a new trailer for Jeff NicholsMidnight Special, their upcoming sci-fi thriller starring the impressive ensemble cast, which includes Michael Shannon, Joel Edgerton, Kirsten Dunst, Adam Driver, Jaeden Lieberher, Sam Shepard, Bill Camp, Scott Haze and Paul Sparks.

Nichols’ sci-fi chase drama was shown on Friday at the Berlin film festival, in competition for the festival’s top prize, the Golden Bear. ” It is a film without twists to unwind or keys to discover. The point isn’t the mystery. The point, instead, is in our hearts.”

Midnight Special arrives on March 18th and will screen at SXSW. Watch the new U.K. trailer below.

Roy (Michael Shannon) is a father desperate to protect his uniquely gifted, eight-year-old son in this genre-defying thriller which proves once again that director Jeff Nichols is one of the most compelling storytellers of our time. As father and son go on the run, an intense chase ensues as they are hunted down by a mysterious cult and a clandestine government agency – the outcome of which could bring about a world-changing event.