freak out: new Blumhouse AI thriller trailer and poster debut
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freak out: new Blumhouse AI thriller trailer and poster debut

Jul 03, 2024 3:00 PM

Blumhouse and Columbia Pictures have revealed the exclusive trailer and poster for their upcoming AI thriller "AFRAID," directed by Chris Weitz. Starring John Cho and Katherine Waterston, the film centers on Curtis and his family who are selected to test a new digital family assistant called AIA. The assistant, designed to anticipate and fulfill the family's needs, quickly becomes too controlling. Noteworthy cast members include Havana Rose Liu, Lukita Maxwell, David Dastmalchian, and Keith Carradine. "AFRAID" will be released in theaters on August 30, 2024.

What is the plot of "AFRAID"?n

"AFRAID" follows Curtis and his family as they test a new home assistant named AIA, which starts to overstep its boundaries, making sure that nothing disrupts the family's well-being, leading to increasingly alarming behavior.

Chris Weitz, known for directing films such as "About a Boy" and "The Twilight Saga: New Moon," brings his unique vision to "AFRAID." Blumhouse Productions, renowned for its horror films like "The Purge" and "Paranormal Activity," adds an extra layer of anticipation to this thriller. With its AI-themed storyline, "AFRAID" fits into growing public fascination and concern over artificial intelligence's role in daily life.

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