Lionsgate debuts trailer and poster for sci-fi thriller Kin
Science fiction offers a lot of range for developing realistic themes and stories over the years, and Lionsgate‘s upcoming sci-fi thriller Kin, which has just debuted its trailer and poster, looks to explore the importance of family no matter the circumstance.
The film follows a young boy named Eli in a dystopian future as he and his family lay low in a crime-ridden section of their town and his older brother returns from prison, only for him to quickly to return to his life of crime due to a debt to a crime lord. During all this, Eli discovers a mysterious weapon that he uses to protect his brother and father and sends them on the run from the crime lord, the government and bizarre otherworldly soldiers.
The trailer for the film shows that though the plot holds some familiar plot points, there is actually a unique and intriguing family aspect to the story and the chemistry between young Myles Truitt in the starring role and Jack Reynor (Detroit) as brothers is strong, along with the chemistry between the two and Dennis Quaid (A Dog’s Purpose) as their father. The film also stars James Franco (The Disaster Artist), Zoe Kravitz (Big Little Lies) and Carrie Coon (The Leftovers).
The film is set to be released on August 31.