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M. Night Shyamalan’s ‘Trap’ Gets Official Trailer, Releases In August This Year

Trap, Starring Josh Hartnett, To Hit Theatres On This Day

American film director M. Night Shyamalan’s upcoming movie Trap has gotten its official trailer. The movie stars Josh Hartnett as the evil protagonist who must escape law enforcement. His dark past as a serial killer follows him to a concert he is attending with his daughter. The psychological thriller is set to release on August 9, 2024.

M. Night Shyamalan is getting Oppenheimer’s Ernest Lawrence, none other than Josh Hartnett, back on screen with his upcoming psychological thriller film. Shyamalan is an acclaimed director who mainly creates films with supernatural plots and twisted endings. Warner Bros. Pictures recently dropped the official trailer for his upcoming movie, Trap, which has already taken fans by storm. To learn more about Trap’s release date, cast, and trailer, keep reading.

What can we conclude from the trailer for Trap?

People can never predict what Shyamalan will bring to the table next. While it is not surprising that he is capable of a lot of new ideas, Trap is expected to be something wholly new. The official trailer for the movie was released on April 18, 2024.

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Josh Hartnett will play the role of a serial killer called ‘The Butcher.’ He will be seen accompanying his daughter to a concert, only to learn that he has been trapped.

His daughter loves Lady Raven, much like today’s youngsters worship Taylor Swift, but Hartnett sees police officers in the area.

Then he learns that law enforcement has set up this whole concert to catch the serial killer. He worries about his daughter while being in a position where he has to survive by hook or crook. Escaping the area will be challenging, and Trap will showcase what the evil protagonist is capable of.

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Who is in the cast of Trap?

Josh Hartnett is the protagonist of the upcoming movie. He plays a fatherly role but is also a serial killer called ‘The Butcher.’ Lady Raven will be played by Shyamalan’s daughter, Saleka Shyamalan. Ariel Donoghue will play Josh’s daughter, Jody. The other cast members are Hayley Mills, Allison Pill, Marnie McPhail, Scott Mescudi, and Vanessa Smythe.

Trap, Starring Josh Hartnett, To Hit Theatres On This Day

What is the release date for Trap?

This is Shyamalan’s third film with Warner Bros. Pictures in the last four years. Trap is set to hit theaters on August 9, 2024. It will be intriguing to watch another brainchild of M. Night Shyamalan.

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