Paramount Pictures has today debuted the first full teaser trailer for their upcoming comedy-drama Downsizing,
Downsizing is the new film from director Alexander Payne, the filmmaker behind The Descendants, Sideways and Nebraska and along with his co-writer Jim Taylor, return with what looks like another fantastic piece of filmmaking.
The film stars Matt Damon (The Martian) and Kristen Wiig (mother!) as a couple who give up their normal existence to downsize, literally, as part of a new scientific breakthrough. Christoph Waltz (Spectre), Jason Sudeikis (Colossal), Joaquim de Almeida (The Hitman’s Bodyguard) and Hong Chau, Alec Baldwin (30 Rock), Laura Dern (Star Wars: The Last Jedi) and Neil Patrick Harris (Gone Girl).
Here’s the synopsis:
When scientists discover how to shrink humans to five inches tall as a solution to over-population, Paul (Matt Damon) and his wife Audrey (Kristen Wiig) decide to abandon their stressed lives in order to get small and move to a new downsized community — a choice that triggers life-changing adventures.
Downsizing opens in the US on December 22nd with a UK date to be confirmed – though it is playing at next month’s London Film Festival.