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Surprise 'Cloverfield' spin-off trailer released, hits cinemas soon

The aftermath of the Cloverfield monster to be revealed

Ben Gourlay | Jan 16, 2016 at 7:09 pm CST (1 min, 4 secs time to read)

In a surprise drop from Paramount Pictures, the first trailer for the spin-off sequel to Matt Reeves 2008 found film sci-fi hit 'Cloverfield' is here and what's more, the film will hit cinemas in a matter of weeks.

Starring John Goodman and Mary Elizabeth Winstead, and produced by 'Force Awakens' director J.J. Abrams, the film looks to be set in a post apocalyptic environment, following the devestatation caused by the nuclear attack launched to destroy the Cloverfield monster. Asked if the film is a direct sequel to the 2008 film, Abrams confirmed to Collider "the idea came up a long time ago during production. We wanted to make it a blood relative of Cloverfield. The idea was developed over time. We wanted to hold back the title for as long as possible."

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'10 Cloverfield Lane' hits cinemas in the U.S. on March 11th.

Last updated: Apr 6, 2020 at 04:57 pm CDT

NEWS SOURCE:collider.com
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Ben is based in Australia and has been writing entertainment based news and reviews since 2002 and for TweakTown since 2007. A student of film, Ben brings a wide understanding of the medium to the latest happenings in entertainment circles and the latest blockbuster theatrical reviews.

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