WATCH: First Official Trailer For ‘Old’ Released During Super Bowl LV
The first official trailer for the upcoming psychological thriller film Old was released during the commercials of Super Bowl LV on February 7. Old is directed by M. Night Shyamalan and inspired by the graphic novel Sandcastle by Pierre Oscar Levy and Frederik Peeters. The film centers around a family that stops on a beach during their vacation where they can relax for a few hours before moving on. However, what they do not realize is that the beach they are on causes people to rapidly age. The family soon become horrified to discover that they are now getting older on the island.
The trailer opens with the family arriving to the beach on their van where the youngest son impatiently asks if they are there yet. The trailer cuts to the family relaxing on the beach where the father (Gael García Bernal) declares that it is absolutely beautiful. The son soon runs out of the water and states that his swim suit is starting to hurt. As the boy’s mother (Vicky Krieps) examines his swim trunks, she notices that they look smaller. The kids soon decide to play hide and seek and run off. The trailer cuts to the mother searching for her kids and asking if any other residents have seen them. As she continues to search, the trailer cuts to her son stepping out from behind a rock and now suddenly a teenager (Alex Wolff). The mother is horrified to discover her son’s rapid aging as he was only six years old earlier the same day. The daughter (Eliza Scanlen) then is the next to age, becoming pregnant as she frantically screams out to her parents for help. The mom finally realizes that something is wrong with the beach while another character offscreen suggests that they were chosen to age for a reason. The music rapidly picks up as several other visitors on the beach start to become older. Towards the end of the trailer, a woman (Nikki Akuma-Bird) has a seizure right before it cuts to the title card.
Old is scheduled to be released in theaters on July 23.