[WATCH] James Gunn’s ‘Brightburn’ Extended Trailer
Superman was a moody swelling of absolutely nothing in Guy of Steel, Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, and Justice League, however he was still SUPERMAN. Fact, justice, the American method, all that jazz. Brightburn attempts to ask: what if Superman was a d * ck? And not the type of d * ck who takes your lunch loan, however somebody who utilizes their powers for evil. (Evil Superman from Superman III would most likely take your lunch loan, too.) It’s an enjoyable twist on a familiar formula made additional appealing with the participation of Guardians of the Galaxy director James Gunn, who produced the movie (David Yarovesky is connected as director with a movie script from James’ sibling Brian and cousin Mark).
Here’s the main plot run-through:
What if a kid from another world crash-landed in the world, however rather of ending up being a hero to humanity, he showed to be something even more ominous? In this dreadful take on the traditional superhero trope, a couple embraces a child who originated from the stars. While they try to raise the young boy to utilize his powers for excellent, a wicked grows inside that he lets loose.
Brightburn, which stars Elizabeth Banks, David Denman, Jackson A. Dunn, Matt Jones, Meredith Hagner, and Steve Agee, opens on May 24.