Annihilation (2018)

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Taut and thrilling, this intense sci-fi drama is the first instalment of a trilogy based Jeff VanderMeer's series of three books called the Southern Reach Trilogy. This fast-paced thriller revolves around a team of four (a biologist, an anthropologist, a psychologist, and a surveyor) who set out into an area known as Area X. The area is abandoned and cut off from the rest of civilization. They are the 12th expedition. The other expeditions have been fraught with disappearances, suicides, aggressive cancers, and mental trauma. So, what are the chances for this expedition to obtain some real answers? What is the price each one will have to pay on this adventure?

Cast: Benedict Wong, Natalie Portman, Sonoya Mizuno

Crew: Alex Garland (Director), Rob Hardy (Director of Photography), Ben Salisbury (Music Director), Geoff Barrow (Music Director)

Genres: Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller

Release Dates: 23 Feb 2018 (India), 07 Mar 2018 (Belgium), 23 Feb 2018 (Canada), 07 Mar 2018 (France), 22 Feb 2018 (Singapore), 12 Mar 2018 (Turkey), 23 Feb 2018 (United States), 23 Feb 2018 (Worldwide)

Tagline: Fear What's Inside

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Annihilation is a movie of questions, not answers.
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Fear What's Inside
This film is based on the first book in the Southern Reach trilogy.

Previously Oscar Issac and Sonoya Mizuno starred together in Ex Machina.

Initially, Frances McDormand was considered for a role before Jennifer Jason Leigh was cast.

Natalie Portman, Benedict Wong, and Tessa Thompson have all starred in the Marvel Cinematic Universe.

Annihilation is the first R rated film between Paramount Pictures and Skydance.

Annihilation is the second Skydance film overall to receive that rating.

Oscar Isaac and Natalie Portman have starred in a Star Wars movie.

Isaac is in the Star Wars sequel trilogy and Portman was in the Star Wars prequel trilogy.

Julianne Moore and Tilda Swinton were rumored to star in "Annihilation".

After "Ex Machina" this will be the second collaboration between Alex Garland and Oscar Isaac.

In 2014, Paramount Pictures acquired rights to the novel with writer-director Alex Garland set to adapt the script and direct the film in May 2015.