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M. Night Shyamalan Gets Back to Scares in First 'The Visit' Trailer

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April 23, 2015

The Visit

"Bedtime is 9:30. It's probably best you two shouldn't come out of your room after that." After debuting the teaser poster earlier this week, the first trailer for M. Night Shyamalan's return to the horror genre has arrived. The Visit seems to be a found footage horror thriller following two kids (Ed Oxenbould, Olivia DeJonge) spending a weekend with their grandparents where some very strange things happen after 9:30pm. This looks pretty creepy, though I'm not sure why the found footage angle was necessary. It almost seems like it's late to the party. Still, this will probably make you cautious about your grandparents.

Here's the first trailer for M. Night Shyamalan's The Visit from Universal:

The Visit

You can still check out the teaser poster for The Visit right here.

The Visit is written and directed by M. Night Shyamalan (The Sixth Sense, Unbreakable, Signs, The Village), which he also produced with Blumhouse Productions (Paranormal Activity, Insidious, The Purge, Sinister). The film employs a found footage style of storytelling to follow a brother and sister (Ed Oxenbould, Olivia DeJonge) who are sent to their grandparents’ remote Pennsylvania farm for a weeklong trip.  Once the children discover that the elderly couple is involved in something deeply disturbing, they see their chances of getting back home are growing smaller every day. The film arrives on September 11th.

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Reader Feedback - 48 Comments

1

"An original thriller from write/director M. Night Shaymalan", I haven't seen anything original in the trailer. Really had enough of the whole found-footage gimmick. Shaymalan can't afford to slack off like that.

Oriyan J. Ovadia on Apr 23, 2015

2

Shooting in a certain way doesn't make it "not original" If you use that logic then no movie is ever original if it's shot similar to another

steve on Apr 23, 2015

3

"I haven't seen anything original in the trailer". Wasn't talking about the shooting only.

Oriyan J. Ovadia on Apr 24, 2015

4

Another found footage? Why? Another this kinda story? WHY??

Ron on Apr 23, 2015

5

Another ?? Why?

SallySpider on Apr 23, 2015

6

Another Shaymalan flop? Why?

Oriyan J. Ovadia on Apr 23, 2015

7

Hate found footage but it doesn't look half bad

Bounty 4 Zuckuss on Apr 23, 2015

8

Could not even finish the thing, who gives this hack the money to make these crap movies?

Brian Sleider on Apr 23, 2015

9

i lost my faith in Shyamalan long time ago. long long time ago

toonfed on Apr 23, 2015

10

I predict another box office fiop for Shamaylannadingdong.

Trey Wilson on Apr 23, 2015

11

His only actual flop was Lady in the Water. Even After Earth was profitable after accounting the worldwide totals. Now that doesn't mean the movies didn't suck, they just weren't comercial flops.

Bounty 4 Zuckuss on Apr 24, 2015

12

He hasn't made a profitable film since The Village. Learn how box office works.

wrath_of_fett on Sep 4, 2015

13

After Earth $130 million budget $243.7 million box office/ The Happening Budget $48 million Box office - $163.4 million Box office/ TLA - Budget $150 million $319 million Box office. Yes I know the fact that there's a lot of gray territory between "hit" and "bomb" territory, and most studios consider a film a success once it doubles it's budget. But his last 3 films weren't the "flops" that people believe them to be. Just because they sucked doesn't mean they flopped.

Bounty 4 Zuckuss on Sep 5, 2015

14

PLEASE learn how box office works before making these idiotic statements. After marketing, etc. After Earth cost around $200M. So your simple mind is undoubtedly screaming $43M PURE PROFIT! Umm, NO. Not by a long shot. Read this and LEARN! STUDIOS ONLY RECOUP 55% OF BOX OFFICE! GOT THAT? That means After Earth only recouped about $133M. Now tell me smart stuff, is 133M MORE or LESS than $200M? I'll give you a few hours to contemplate that.

wrath_of_fett on Sep 5, 2015

15

I see you've got it all figured out..... yet you make idiotic assumptions like "So your simple mind is undoubtedly screaming $43M PURE PROFIT!".... The only thing I'm having a hard time wrapping my mind around is how you have time to troll a 5 month old post. Seriously, get a life..I'm done.

Bounty 4 Zuckuss on Sep 6, 2015

16

Just hope no-one runs themselves over with a lawn mower. Will give it a go.

Carpola on Apr 23, 2015

17

Blows my mind that people still give this guy money to make movies. Of course, Unbreakable is one of my all-time fav but it sure doesn't make up for the 4-5 stinkers he's made since.

Sascha Dikiciyan on Apr 23, 2015

18

Not even a little scary. Wan did it better.

DAVIDPD on Apr 23, 2015

19

New low for Mr. Shyamalan.

Jameson Cyr on Apr 23, 2015

20

I love his movies

ErrorSapiens on Apr 23, 2015

21

I only enjoy the Happening.

SallySpider on Apr 23, 2015

22

HAHAHAHAH Good one!

Sascha Dikiciyan on Apr 25, 2015

23

Looks good. Probably isn't... I hate this bitter asshole I've become.

Jonathan on Apr 23, 2015

24

Lol

Bounty 4 Zuckuss on Apr 24, 2015

25

MEHHHHH

Luke on Apr 23, 2015

26

I think that looked fucking awesome. Some old folks can be so goddamn creepy. This takes it to a place I would not want to see. I'm all for it. Please don't have some stupid fucking twist.

grimjob on Apr 23, 2015

27

Indeed, old people can be fuckin creepy...

ari smulders on Apr 23, 2015

28

I'm not necessarily upset just because it's "found footage." The genre can be done well. It can be creative. It can feel fresh and real. But there's a time and place for it. How does it benefit the story, rather than distract from it? That's where I begin to groan. I don't see a real reason to do it here. And it's not even executed very creatively. I recently watched Earth to Echo with my nephew. Pleasantly surprised at its execution. And it made sense. It's a bunch of kids using tech to communicate and document a crazy event. Poor M. Night. The guy just can't catch the right wave anymore. He should go back to ghost-writing teen rom-coms. Hm... maybe he *is* doing that still...

Benjamin Hunter on Apr 23, 2015

29

Creepy... I'm sure there's going to be a twist here....

TheOct8pus on Apr 23, 2015

30

To be honest this wasn't that bad, but the found footage looks totally redundant. It's a gimmick and ads nothing to the suspense of this movie... Old people can be very scary, I always remember the scene from IT whit the old woman turning to evil, it was creepy as hell!

ari smulders on Apr 23, 2015

31

"Found footage", eh? That's unfortunate.

cuckoozey on Apr 24, 2015

32

Yep. Counts me out. Too bad, usually enjoy his work.

avconsumer2 on Apr 24, 2015

33

Ohhh, this guy again….nice trailer, bad movie.

HerCar on Apr 24, 2015

34

Shyamalan and Nolan should make a sequel to the happening together. Dark Knight trilogy was such a waste.

SallySpider on Apr 24, 2015

35

What's comical is that the Sally Spider account was stolen from someone else too. So you're basically helping to troll some poor sap that got trolled before you. Congratulations you just got outsmarted by an arsetroll.

sod-sailer on Apr 24, 2015

36

Says the one who is the arsetroll, well done.. nope you didnt do that well enough 🙂

SallySpider on May 25, 2015

37

Shaymalan, Bay and Channing Tatum should all work on one project! People may actually die from how bad it will be!

Jimmy Love on Apr 24, 2015

38

Bay movies are epic.

Н.И. + on Apr 24, 2015

39

ly bad!

Jimmy Love on Apr 24, 2015

40

hahahahahhhHa he said chaning tatum i die from just hearing his name...i will be carrying a defibrillator to the showing of xmen apocalypse

Jaren Davis on Apr 24, 2015

41

Tatum is pretty funny in the Jump Street Flicks.

Brian Sleider on Apr 24, 2015

42

I hope the twist is that it isn't actually found footage

Bounty 4 Zuckuss on Apr 24, 2015

43

Or its a actually mold driving them crazy or a gas leak! Or the fucking trees!

timnimbus on Apr 24, 2015

44

Doesn't look promising.

Edward Curtis on Apr 24, 2015

45

Looks like M Nights take on Paranormal Activity 3.

ragethorn on Apr 24, 2015

46

I can't wait for Cinema sins to tear this apart. There's enough holes in the trailer alone.

R3last on Apr 24, 2015

47

"Would you mind getting in the oven to clean it?" What?! LMAO!

John Doe on Apr 25, 2015

48

Nothing about that trailer makes me think Shyamalan doesn't suck anymore. A clip playing on Hulu is so completely stupid I didn't even know what I was watching until "From M. Night Shyamalan" came on the screen. Then I was like "Ok, that makes sense".

wrath_of_fett on Sep 4, 2015

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