The Apocalypse Is Coming in First Teaser for Roland Emmerich’s Moonfall
Earlier this year, director Roland Emmerich teased that his upcoming Moonfall would begin a new exciting saga. Now, fans finally get their first look at it, as the producers, via IGN, released a teaser for the film hitting theaters in 2022. The Independence Day and Independence Day: Resurgence director returns to huge-budget disaster movies after setting a few box-office records with 2004’s The Day After Tomorrow and 2009’s 2012. The freshly released footage sets the tone for the film and briefly introduces the characters. Soon, humanity will have to find a solution for an imminent apocalypse after an asteroid hits the Moon, sending the Earth’s satellite on a collision course with our beloved planet.
The Moonfall teaser brings some Gravity and Armageddon vibes with it. Watch it in the player below.
Roland Emmerich directed, from a story written by Emmerich with Harald Kloser and Spenser Cohen. Per the description, “in Moonfall, a mysterious force knocks the Moon from its orbit around Earth and sends it hurtling on a collision course with life as we know it. With mere weeks before impact and the world on the brink of annihilation, NASA executive and former astronaut Jo Fowler (Academy Award winner Halle Berry) is convinced she has the key to saving us all – but only one astronaut from her past, Brian Harper (Patrick Wilson) and a conspiracy theorist K.C. Houseman (John Bradley) believe her. These unlikely heroes will mount an impossible last-ditch mission into space, leaving behind everyone they love, only to find out that our Moon is not what we think it is.”
The Moonfall cast also includes Michael Peña, Charlie Plummer, Kelly Yu, Eme Ikwuakor, Carolina Bartczak, and Donald Sutherland.
Moonfall will hit theaters on Feb. 4, 2022.
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