The Second Trailer for ‘Midnight Special’ Makes Us Want it Even More

Jeff Nichols’s Midnight Special is a very different kind of superhero film (if you can even call it that), and we were pretty taken with it once we saw the first trailer last November. Well, as we’re only about a month off of the impending release, we now have a second trailer… and we like it even more.

The film stars Michael Shannon as a father trying to protect his son who is somehow different. Also starring Sam Shepard, Kristen Dunst, Adam Driver, and Joel Edgerton, the entire cast looks pretty damned solid. If you’re going to see a film with Michael Shannon in it this March… see this one. I mean, you’ll probably see that other one too — but he’ll actually be alive in this movie.

Midnight Special hits theaters March 18, 2016.

Trae Dorn

Trae Dorn has been staffing conventions for over twenty years, and is a co-founder of Wisconsin’s longest running Anime convention No Brand Con. Trae also wrote and drew the now completed webcomic UnCONventional, and produces the podcasts BS-Free Witchcraft, On This Day With Trae, Stormwood & Associates, and The Nerd & Tie Podcast. This leads many to ask when the hell they have time to actually do anything anymore. Trae says they have the time because they “do it all quite poorly.”

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