After the difficult triad Phenomena – Avatar: The Last Airbender and After Earth, M.Night Shyamalan found himself in a long crossing of the desert which ended with his strong comeback on the side of his home Blumhouse. Product for $5 millionthe horror movie The Visit reported 98 million and rave reviews. A comeback that has enabled Shyamalan to launch the extension of its super heroic universe, with Split (278 million revenue) And Glass (246 million). Solid performance that opened the doors again from hollywood for the filmmaker. With Universalhe then embarked on the small successes of esteem Old (90 million dollars in revenue for an 18 million dollar budget) And Knock At The Cabin (54 million revenue for 20 million budget). But the performances from a critics’ point of view have sufficiently convinced the major Hollywood firms.
Shyamalan left Universal to sign a lucrative three-film deal with Warner Bros.. He is already working on his next film, entitled Trapthe synopsis of which was revealed on the website of the FTIA (Film & Television: Industry Alliance):
“The plot of the film revolves around a group of strangers who find themselves trapped in an elevator. As they struggle to find a way to escape, they begin to realize that one of them might not be who they seem. As tensions rise, secrets are revealed and the characters are forced to confront their darkest fears. »
The movies of Shyamalan are displayed in true scriptwriting continuity: Once again, Trap will be a camera, after the beach of Old and the family hut of Knock At The Cabin. The filmmaker’s desire to refocus his action in a single location to maximize tensions. Two actors are announced for the moment in the casting: Neal Huff (TheWire) And Emun Elliott (season 1 of Game Of Thrones). The expected release date is August 2, 2024.