M. Night Shyamalan is back to mind-f*ck audiences again with his new movie, Old, which is essentially Cocoon in reverse. According to the official synopsis, the visionary filmmaker unveils a chilling, mysterious new thriller about a family on a tropical holiday who suddenly find themselves aging rapidly.
Based on the recent Superbowl trailer that offered a first look at the film. The movie unfolds with the family journeying to a secluded beach during their holiday. However, their sojourn in paradise soon turns ugly and frantic when they discover their few hours of relaxation is somehow causing them to age rapidly.
As they search for answers and an escape, they must face the horrible truth that their lives will likely reduce into a single day. M.Night Shyamalan directs Old, which is based on Pierre Oscar Lévy’s graphic novel ‘Sandcastle’. The film stars Gael Garcia Bernal, Vicky Krieps, Luca Faustino Rodriguez, and Thomasin McKenzie
Old from Universal Pictures is set for release on 23 July 2021.