The primary trailer for HBO’s upcoming movie adaptation of Ray Bradbury’s groundbreaking novel “Fahrenheit 451” is right here, and it definitely seems extra thrilling than highschool English class.
This time round, “Black Panther” scene-stealer Michael B. Jordan stars because the more and more disillusioned Man Montag, who lives in a dystopian future the place books are outlawed and he’s tasked with discovering and burning them.
“A bit of data is a harmful factor,” his superior, Captain Beatty (Michael Shannon), says within the clip. “Information, info, memoirs, web of outdated ― burn it.”
Within the trailer, Jordan informs a classroom of kids that the written phrase will at some point be erased for good, as he units fireplace to simply about all the things round him. We additionally get a peek on the futuristic “Blade Runner”-like cityscape, and folks in a membership sporting virtual-reality headsets.
As a result of the guide got here out in 1953, spoiler alerts are somewhat overdue, so anticipate Jordan’s character to start to query his position within the oppressive society and to battle again towards the government-mandated censorship.
The fabric was the inspiration for a earlier François Truffaut movie launched in 1966.
Directed by Ramin Bahrani, “Fahrenheit 451” additionally stars Sofia Boutella, Laura Harrier and Lilly Singh. The film is about to debut on HBO in Might.