20th Century Fox has just debuted a trailer for their new superhero film Chronicle. The film is directed by Josh Trank (Big Fan) based on a script by Max Landis. The story follows three normal teenage boys who develop extra special abilities after being exposed to a mysterious substance in the woods. The cast includes Dane DeHaan (The Wettest County in the World, The Place Behind The Pines), Michael B. Jordan (The Wire, Parenthood, Red Tails) and Alex Russell as the three leads. Ashley Hinshaw, Anna Wood and Michael Kelly help round out the cast.
This found footage film looks leaps and bounds better than most films in the genre. The story seems solid and proves that not all sci-fi film have to have mega budgets. Check out the trailer below and share your thoughts.
Chronicle arrives in theaters in February.