I have a copy of the script for Richard Kelly’s The Box laying around here somewhere, and after seeing the new trailer for the movie (which opens on 10/30), I feel the urge to dig it out. I never read the whole script and I’m deeply intrigued by what we see in the trailer, 80% of which seems to have nothing to do with Richard Matheson’s short story Button, Button or the 1986 Twilight Zone episode based on it (which has a radically different ending from the original story).
There’s a lot to like in this trailer – especially Frank Langella’s missing cheek – and the fact that I’m intrigued to check out the script means that I’m really psyched for this film. Thank God Kelly seems to be coming back from Southland Tales.
Click here to see the trailer in hi-def.