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Afraid: First trailer for Alexa-style horror

A revolutionary new home device takes its role of looking after the family a little too far in the first trailer for Afraid…


“Hello world!” A family is tormented by an Alexa-style home gadget in Afraid, a brand new horror from Chris Weitz, the director of About A Boy andThe Twilight Saga: New Moon.

Check out the official trailer here…

In Afraid, Curtis (John Cho) and his family are selected to test a revolutionary new home device: a digital family assistant called AIA. Taking smart home to the next level, once the unit and all its sensors and cameras are installed in their home, AIA seems able to do it all. She learns the family’s behaviours and begins to anticipate their needs. And she can make sure nothing – and no one – gets in her family’s way.

Written and directed by Chris Weitz (who also has writing credits on The Creator, Rogue One and The Golden Compass), the movie stars John Cho (2009 Star Trek), Katherine Waterson (Alien: Covenant), Havana Rose Liu (Bottoms), Lukita Maxwell (Shrinking), with David Dastmalchian (Late Night with the Devil) and Keith Charradine (Fear the Walking Dead).

Afraid will be released in cinemas on 30 August

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