A young Oscar winner will receive the visitors from hell in her new psychological horror film: mother! In the first full-length trailer, Jennifer Lawrence stars as a woman who restores the house she shares with her husband, played by Academy Award winner, Javier Bardem. While living there, they get a knock on the door from two unexpected guests (Michelle Pfeiffer and Ed Harris), who end up staying with the couple.
The new sneak pic from Paramount Pictures shows Lawrence’s character’s life spiraling out of control as the guests wreak mysterious havoc on her house and marriage.
The trailer also promises a menacing performance from Pfeiffer, who plays one half of the mysterious couple, and also gives a taste of the unsettling score by composer Jóhann Jóhannsson.
The stellar cast also includes Kristin Wigg (The Skeleton Twins, The Martian), Domhnall Gleeson (Ex Machina, Star Wars: The Force Awakens) and his brother, Brian Gleeson (Snow White and the Huntsman).
After a first set of creepy posters, Paramount also released a new official poster for the film, which shows Lawrence’s face as a porcelain doll with literal cracks, as she and her once-quiet life spiral downward into madness.
The psychological thriller was written and directed by Darren Aronofsky, Lawrence’s real-life boyfriend. The pair got together during filming and social media have been buzzing about the possibility of an engagement, but so far the couple is just happy with their relationship as it is.
The Oscar nominated filmmaker, responsible for acclaimed films such as Black Swan and Requiem for a Dream, is producing the film through his own Protozoa Pictures along with Scott Franklin and Ari Handel.
The film will have its world premiere at the 74th Venice International Film Festival, where it was selected to compete for the Golden Lion, and it will have its North American premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival.
Mother! was originally scheduled to be released on October 13, 2017, but it was pushed up and now the horror will arrive to the theaters on September 15.