Under the Skin Teaser Trailer Starring Scarlett Johansson


After premiering at both the Telluride and Venice Film Festivals, early reactions to Jonathan Glazer’s new film Under the Skin seem to be somewhat divisive. The movie stars Scarlett Johansson as an alien seductress terrorizing the Scottish countryside, and although that vague plot description may sound like a remake of Species, Glazer’s previous films (Sexy Beast, Birth) make that highly unlikely. Now a cryptic teaser trailer for the film has arrived online, further cementing the fact that this is most definitely a film that will defy expectations. Under the Skin makes its North American debut at TIFF next week; check out the first trailer after the jump and let us know what you think.

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  • Jonny Ashley

    I fucking love sexy beast and jonathan glazer

  • Z

    Read the book on a whim years ago and I remember rather liking it. Had totally forgotten about it until now, so i’m looking forward to seeing the film.

  • Nick Poliskey

    Wow, that movie looks horrible!!!! Are you guys joking? Who wants to see this? Maybe if Johansen wasn’t in it, it might be better.

  • devolutionary

    Not that I’m defending the film (haven’t seen it yet), but all 3 gave it fairly glowing reviews from their TIFF episode last week. As a fan of Sexy Beast, I’m still interested. Admittedly, the trailer might be guilty of not giving you enough to go on.

  • Sean

    All I can say is that I fully expect it to be a divisive film when it finally gets released. The new extended trailer is a little more coherent, although it still has some of the abstract imagery: