A brand new trailer has been released for M. Night Shyamalan’s upcoming psychological horror, Knock at the Cabin.
Based on Paul Tremblay’s acclaimed novel The Cabin at the End of the World, the film stars Jonathan Groff and Ben Aldridge as a married gay couple who take their daughter (Kristen Cui) on vacation to a secluded cabin.
There, the family are taken hostage by four strangers – led by Leonard (Dave Bautista) – who demand they make the ultimate sacrifice to avert the apocalypse. As per the official synopsis: “With limited access to the outside world, the family must decide what they believe before all is lost.”
In the chilling new trailer, Bautista’s character reveals that “families throughout history have been chosen” to make the impossible decision to kill one of their own. If they don’t, “hundreds of thousands of people” will die.
A news broadcast seemingly shows a tsunami taking place in an unidentified country, while other mysterious and apocalyptic events occur such as lightning strikes and planes falling out of the sky.
“If you fail to choose, our world will perish,” says Leonard.
Knock at the Cabin also stars Nikki Amuka-Bird (Luther), Abby Quinn (Mad About You) and Rupert Grint (Servant).
It marks Shyamalan’s first movie since Old (2019). The famed director is best known for horror films with iconic twists such as The Sixth Sense (1999), Signs (2002), The Village (2004) and The Visit (2015).
Knock at the Cabin will be released in UK cinemas on 3 February.
Watch the new trailer here or below.