Annihilation: Watch the trailer for Alex Garland's new film

Given how brilliant Alex Garland's last film, Ex Machina, was anticipation for his new film Annihilation is high for both critics and fans. The film had a cinema release in the US but has been sold to Netflix for international distribution and it's set to hit the streaming service on 12th March.

Check out the trailer above.

The film stars Natalie Portman as Lena, a biologist and former soldier, who joins a mission to uncover what happened to her husband inside Area X - a sinister and mysterious phenomenon that is expanding across the American coastline.  Once inside, the expedition discovers a world of mutated landscape and creatures, as dangerous as it is beautiful, that threatens both their lives and their sanity.

Annihilation is  based on the acclaimed best-selling Southern Reach Trilogy by Jeff VanderMeer. Alongside Natalie Portman the film also stars Oscar Isaac, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Tessa Thompson, Gina Rodriguez and Tuva Novotny.

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