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Watch: First TV Spot for Sci-Fi 'After Earth' Teases Huge Creatures

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April 14, 2013
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After Earth

"Son, do you know where we are? This is Earth." As far as I can tell, I'm one of the few still excited for this sci-fi movie After Earth, but I think it looks cool and is a unique idea. Thanks to the MTV Movie Awards tonight, a new TV spot has just appeared for M. Night Shyamalan's After Earth, co-written by Gary Whitta, starring Will Smith and his son Jaden Smith. We've seen a couple of full trailers already and have an idea of what to expect with this, but they're finally showing one of the big bug-alien creatures in this (above), and I'm more than intrigued. What in the heck is that? Looking forward to finding out this summer.

Here's the first 30-second TV spot for M. Night Shyamalan's After Earth, uploaded on YouTube:

1,000 years after cataclysmic events forced humanity’s escape from Earth, Nova Prime is mankind’s new home. General Cypher Raige (Will Smith) returns from an extended tour of duty to his estranged family, ready to be a father to his 13-year-old son, Kitai (Jaden Smith). When an asteroid storm damages Cypher and Kitai’s craft, they crash-land on a now dangerous Earth. As his father lies dying in the cockpit, Kitai must trek across the planet to recover their rescue beacon. M. Night Shyamalan (Unbreakable, Signs, The Village, The Happening) directs After Earth from a script he co-wrote with Stephen Gaghan (Traffic) and Gary Whitta (The Book of Eli). Sony Pictures will release After Earth in theaters on June 7th this summer.

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Reader Feedback - 9 Comments

1

Maybe that's the reason "we had to leave."

reeft on Apr 14, 2013

2

So "this is Earth" is not the twist.

Baron the Curse on Apr 14, 2013

3

this takes place before our current mankind. plot will be similar to how BSG played out. the twist. kids name is Adam and he will find a female named Eve and they will re-populate the Earth

Bam Bam on Apr 14, 2013

4

Lol...good call, knowing shymalan your probably right

Cody W on Apr 15, 2013

5

M.Night has lost all credibility for me, will wait to rent.

Brian Sleider on Apr 14, 2013

6

I wish the title of this article said "Watch: First TV Spot for Sci-Fi 'After Earth' Teases Captivating Storyline" and it delivered

syntaxterror on Apr 14, 2013

7

I just dont understand how you can go from unbreakable(one of my all time favorite movies) to this, this looks terrible.

Cody W on Apr 15, 2013

8

this looks worse every time i see it.

dianeT on Apr 15, 2013

9

Interesting premise.

Phil Smith on Apr 15, 2013

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