Dave Bautista is just collaborating with great directors left and right, and after Glass Onion with Rian Johnson, he has Knock at the Cabin with M. Night Shyamalan. The movie is set to come out in February, and we have a new trailer that further explains the plot of the film.
Here’s the official description:
While vacationing at a remote cabin, a young girl and her parents are taken hostage by four armed strangers who demand that the family make an unthinkable choice to avert the apocalypse. With limited access to the outside world, the family must decide what they believe before all is lost.
You really have to hand it to Bautista. Though he could have easily just kept playing action roles like any other ex-pro wrestler, he’s managed to land roles outside of his type and has even collaborated with modern-day auteurs like Denis Villeneuve and Rian Johnson. I’m sure his character in this film doesn’t even need to be as huge as him, but somehow he looks pretty convincing.
Since this is a Shyamalan project, I can already expect the dialogue to be sub-par, but I think he’s still pretty masterful when it comes to horror and visuals, and of course, we should expect some kind of crazy twist in the story as well.
Seeing that the film is set to release in a dump month, I’m already skeptical about the studio’s faith in the project, but we’ll see where it goes.
Knock at the Cabin is set to release in theaters on Feb. 3, 2023.