Watch the Star-Studded First Trailer for ‘Collateral Beauty’

Will Smith & Helen Mirren

The Warner Bros. and New Line have released the brand new trailer for David Frankel‘s Christmas dramedy Collateral Beauty. The star-studded cast of this hartbreaking saga includes Will Smith, Ed Norton, Kate Winslet, Keira Knightley, Helen Mirren, Naomie Harris, Jacob Latimore and Michael Pena.

Smith stars as a New York ad man who is sent into a downward spiral after a personal tragedy, which seems him writing letters to various objects and themes like love and death. Frankel directs from an original screenplay penned by Allan Loeb.

These ensemble life-affirming films are almost always an award-contending melodramas or they could be a straight up disasters. Color me surprised. Collateral Beauty hits theaters December 16, the same day as Rogue One: A Star Wars Story. See the trailer below.

When a successful New York advertising executive (Will Smith) experiences a deep personal tragedy and retreats from life entirely, his colleagues devise a drastic plan to force him to confront his grief in a surprising and profoundly human way.