A brand new trailer for Phillip Noyce’s The Giver has arrived online and features both Meryl Streep and Jeff Bridges in a utopia turned dystopia.
Based on the popular 1993 novel of the same name by Lois Lowry, The Giver is about a world where a supposedly utopian society has been made possible under the pretenses of conformity and suspension of free will.
The hero, Jonas (Brenton Thwaites), starts to reveals the secrets behind the “utopia” after becoming “the Reciever of Memory thanks to The Giver (Bridges). Streep plays the Chief Elder who is the head of a group of elders who play the role of the government in the Sci-Fi world.
Directed by Noyce and starring Thwaites, Streep and Bridges as well as Katie Holmes, Alexander Skarsgard and Taylor Swift, The Giver will hit cinemas in the US on 15 August 2014 with a UK date yet to be announced.