“It’s a good day to die” The trailer for the sci-fi/horror remake of the 1990 Kiefer Sutherland Flatliners has made it’s terrifying debut today and you can watch the international trailer below.
The film, which is being slated as a sequel to the 1990 offering, is directed by The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo’s Niels Arden Oplev and stars Ellen Page, Nina Dobrev, James Norton, Diego Luna, Kiersey Clemons and even original cast member Kiefer Sutherland will pop up in the thriller which experiments with death and the afterlife with devastating effects.
The trailer seems to take a more sinister turn than the original after the new medical students are thrilled with the effects of the actual real death experience has on their lives, aided with death-inducing technology that has taken on a 21st-century overhaul. Unfortunate for them something that can’t be explained has come back with them from the afterlife and what transpires is a hair-raising journey of horrifying happenings.
The synopsis for the original film which starred Sutherland, Kevin Bacon, Julia Roberts and William Baldwin read; Seeking answers about the afterlife, Chicago medical student Nelson (Kiefer Sutherland) persuades his fellow pupils to help him end his life, and then resuscitate him in the nick of time. Atheist David (Kevin Bacon), playboy Joe (William Baldwin) and troubled Rachel (Julia Roberts) also journey into the unknown, looking for meaning in their own lives. As the experiments become more perilous, each is forced to contend with the paranormal consequences of trespassing on the other side.
You haven’t lived until you’ve died.
In Flatliners, five medical students, obsessed by the mystery of what lies beyond the confines of life, embark on a daring and dangerous experiment: by stopping their hearts for short periods of time, each triggers a near-death experience – giving them a firsthand account of the afterlife. But as their experiments become increasingly dangerous, they are each haunted by the sins of their pasts, brought on by the paranormal consequences of trespassing to the other side.