Billed as “Lord of the Flies” for a new generation, Lionsgate has just released the first trailer for his provocative new space thriller, “Voyagers,” and it exudes a sultry and hypnotic vibe that resonates across the far reaches. of a colony ship in deep space in the near future.
Written and directed by Neil Burger (“Limitless”, “The Illusionist”), the film hits theaters and VOD on April 9 and stars Tye Sheridan, Lily-Rose Depp, Fionn Whitehead, Colin Farrell, Chanté Adams, Isaac Hempstead Wright, Viveik Kalra, Archie Madekwe and Quintessa Swindell.
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Burger’s trippy film chronicles the journey of 30 passengers on a multigenerational ship, focusing on this group of handsome, hand-picked candidates, sent on an ambitious odyssey in search of a new home. Madness erupts as the drugged crew returns to a devolved emotional state and paranoia ensues.
Here’s the official synopsis:
“With the future of the human race in jeopardy, a group of young men and women, bred for increased intelligence and to suppress emotional impulses, set out on an expedition to colonize a distant planet. But when they uncover disturbing secrets about the mission, they challenge their training and begin to explore their most primitive natures. As life aboard the ship crumbles into chaos, they are consumed by fear, lust and lust for power. “Voyagers” is a euphoric thriller about the explosive awakening of our most primordial desires. “