Netflix unveils unsettling trailer for sci-fi thriller ‘The Discovery’

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Netflix has released the first full-length trailer for provocative sci-fi thriller The Discovery, which delves into the afterlife and explores what would happen to the human race if a new plane of existence was discovered.

Jason Segel (How I Met your Mother), Robert Redford (The Sting) and Rooney Mara (The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo) star in this unsettling thriller which is both a love story and an unnerving exploration of mass suicide, as the discovery of the afterlife leads millions to end their life.

The 1:30-minute trailer mixes an eerie soundtrack with short jump-cut scenes, as Scientist Dr.Harper (Robert Redford) sits down with a Journalist to defend his discovery of the afterlife.

“How can you keep a discovery so vital to our existence a secret?,” says Redford’s Harper.

“We opened the door for these people. Now we have to show them what’s behind it.”

The Discovery is directed and written by Charlie McDowell (The One I Love, Silicon Valley), alongside Justin Lader who will also be penning the script. 

The Discovery will be released worldwide on March 31, 2017.

Check out this complete list of Netflix’s March releases.

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Netflix unveils unsettling trailer for sci-fi thriller ‘The Discovery’

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