Director M. Night Shyamalan’s new production will star Mexican actor Gael Garcia Bernal. This film will be released on July 23 in the United States. There is still no release date set for Latin America, but it is expected to arrive during the summer of 2021 as well.
Old is a new thriller inspired by the French Old movie graphic novel Sandcastle by Frederik Peeters and Pierre Oscar Lévy, where a family during their tropical vacation discovers a remote beach to relax for a few hours, but there is something that makes them age quickly and reduces their lives complete to a single day. It is said that this new project will play with the mind and perception of the viewers.
The film has a luxury international cast where we can enjoy the performances of the Golden Globe winner Gael García Bernal, Vicky Krieps, Rufus Sewell, Ken Leung, Nikki Amuka-Bird, Abbey Lee, Embeth Davitz, Alex Wolff, and more.
With Old, the Mexican’s return to the big screen is established from the Wasp Network, by director Oliver Assayas of 2019, where he shared scenes with Penélope Cruz, Édgar Ramírez, Ana de Armas and Wagner Moura.
Shyamalan wrote, directed and produced Old, alongside Ashwin Rajan and Marc Bienstock as producers. Regarding the book and the adaptation the director has mentioned the following: “Sandcastle really inspired my film Old. It is a deep mystery science fiction graphic novel that is superbly and humanely illustrated. His aging theme had me thinking about my parents and children and how quickly everything is going. From the moment I read this, I was changed. ”
During the Super Bowl in 2021, a preview of the film was screened, where you could appreciate the good dose of terror and suspense it contains, something that has characterized the director throughout his career.
Through his Instagram account, Gael García Bernal shared the trailer for the film and published a message in which he expressed how excited he is for this new project. Dear ones, happy to show you the official #OldTheMovie trailer @oldthemovie We hope you enjoy it. Hugs / hugs and love, “wrote the actor.
In this first preview you can see the Mexican actor in the company of Thomasin McKenzie, who is remembered for his performance in the Oscar winner for Best Adapted Screenplay Jojo Rabbit, on a paradisiacal beach where they are on vacation, but his The stay turns complicated into a nightmare after her children began to age in a matter of seconds right in front of her eyes.