Just yesterday, the first photo from the upcoming medical-students-play-with-the-dead film The Lazarus Effect arrived. Today, its trailer debuts and reveals a resurrected Olivia Wilde has more than just rough eyes.
Though featuring a Flatliners-like setup, The Lazarus Effect isnt just visions of a dark past, it seems. Here, Mark Duplass, Donald Glover, Evan Peters and Wilde essay a group of students experimenting with dead tissue and the ability to resurrect it. An unfortunate accident leads Wildes character to be the first human tested, and upon her return, a hellish fury comes with her.
Theres plenty of demonic anguish, supernatural phenomena and stings in this first preview, but it seems undeniable the most evocative image is that of a newly resurrected Wilde sitting up, still shrouded in a sheet. Hopefully director David Gelb (Jiro Dreams of Sushi) delivers much more on that front.
The Lazarus Effect, written by Luke Dawson and Jeremy Slater, is in theaters February 27th from Relativity.