Lionsgate Films has released the first trailer for director Adam Wingard's You're Next, starring Sharni Vinson, AJ Bowen, Joe Swanberg, Barbara Crampton, Ti West, Wendy Glenn, Nicholas Tucci, Kate Lyn Sheil, Amy Seimetz and Rob Moran. The home invasion horror film opens in U.S. theaters on August 23rd.
Official Synopsis: You're Next reinvents the genre by putting a fresh twist on home-invasion horror. When a gang of masked, ax-wielding murderers descend upon the Davison family during a wedding anniversary getaway, the hapless victims seem trapped... until an unlikely guest of the family proves to be the most talented killer of all.
The film, which debuted at the 2011 Toronto International Film Festival, is a Lionsgate and Snoot Films acquisition and presentation in association with Hanway Films, from a script by screenwriter Simon Barrett, with cinematography from Andrew Droz Palermo and music by Andrew Palmero.
I agree with you. Sounds awesome. I was excited before the trailer based on reviews, and the trailer didn't disappoint. Fantastic use of the song "Perfect Day." I watched the trailer four times yesterday . It's going to feel like forever before it's released.
This trailer's been pleasing everyone across the board everywhere on the net it seems. I guess either I'm going soft in my old age or my tastes in horror don't correspond to the majority of moviegoers because that's exactly the type of horror film I have no interest in watching (and I'm a huge horror fan and horror writer). I guess I just can't stand home invasion movies...
way too many elements of the strangers to convince me this is worth anything. i know the strangers didnt invent this subgenre, but considering their similar aesthetics (the warm tone, the soft folk music, the mask styles, the invaders faces coming out of the dark, the ax through the door) just WAY too similar, the trailer plays practically beat by beat of the strangers trailer. maybe this is intentional and they're just being cocky, but that's an awful marketing strategy. LOVED a horrible way to die, so i was willing to be excited for this, but their first attempt at getting me there failed.
@Bluebie34 - it's avery very differnt film than The Strangers. Not a horror-comedy by any means, but i found You're Next to be lighter in tone. THe suspense and tesnion are there, and the violence is way more ramped up and viseral imo.
That said i've been weaiting to see this again and can't wait. I jsut hope it finds an audience.