A new trailer has emerged for the Toronto Film festival smash hit sci-fi thriller ‘Freaks’ starring Emile Hirsch as an overprotective father.

The story is set in a world of superpowered individuals, called Freaks, who are being locked up by the government because of their inherent danger to regular people.

Directed by Adam Stein and Zach Lipovsky, the film stars Lexy Kolker, Bruce Dern, Grace Park and Amanda Crew alongside Hirsch.

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The film hits US cinemas August 23

Freaks Synopsis

Kept locked inside the house by her father, 7-year-old Chloe lives in fear and fascination of the outside world, where Abnormals create a constant threat – or so she believes. When a mysterious stranger offers her a glimpse of what’s really happening outside, Chloe soon finds that while the truth isn’t so simple, the danger is very real.