The 5th Wave Countdown Begins with an Enigmatic Teaser

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Today marks exactly one year before Columbia Pictures’ adaptation of the bestselling young adult novel The 5th Wave hits theaters and the film is celebrating that fact with a rather enigmatic teaser, posted by its official Twitter account. Check it out in the player below!

In The 5th Wave, set in the present day, four waves of increasingly deadly attacks have left most of Earth decimated. Against a backdrop of fear and distrust, 16-year-old Cassie is on the run, desperately trying to save her younger brother. As she prepares for the inevitable and lethal 5th wave, Cassie meets a young man who may become her final hope.

Slated for domestic release on January 29, 2016, The 5th Wave stars Chloë Grace Moretz as Cassie, Nick Robinson as Ben Parish aka “Zombie,” Ron Livingston as Dad/Oliver, Maggie Siff as Mom/Lisa, Alex Roe as Evan Walker, Maika Monroe as Ringer, Zackary Arthur as Sam, and Liev Schreiber as Vosch.

The action-adventure film is directed by J. Blakeson, with a screenplay by Susannah Grant, based on the book by Rick Yancey. The producers are Tobey Maguire, Graham King, Lynn Harris, and Matthew Plouffe. Denis O’’Sullivan and Richard Middleton are the executive producers.