The first trailer for Twisters, the sequel to the 1996 cult classic disaster movie Twister, has finally arrived and it features plenty of destruction, one-liners and Glen Powell taking the lead as a storm chaser. The trailers gives viewers a glimpse of the chaotic storm-chasing to come in the full movie, showing many scenes of very impressive tornadoes ripping through farms and towns.
1996’s Twister starred the late Bill Paxton, Philip Seymour Hoffman and Helen Hunt and told the story about a group of storm chasers out to try and monitor the patterns of tornadoes in order to give towns earlier warnings. The movie is considered a cult classic today and is, in my humble opinion, the best disaster movie of all time. There’s plenty of excitement leading into Twisters, the long-awaited sequel which, judging by the trailer, is trying to go much bigger.
The official story description for Twisters reads:
“Daisy Edgar-Jones stars as Kate Cooper, a former storm chaser haunted by a devastating encounter with a tornado during her college years who now studies storm patterns on screens safely in New York City. She is lured back to the open plains by her friend, Javi to test a groundbreaking new tracking system. There, she crosses paths with Tyler Owens, the charming and reckless social-media superstar who thrives on posting his storm-chasing adventures with his raucous crew, the more dangerous the better. As storm season intensifies, terrifying phenomena never seen before are unleashed, and Kate, Tyler and their competing teams find themselves squarely in the paths of multiple storm systems converging over central Oklahoma in the fight of their lives.”
Twisters seems to be putting a modern spin on the formula with the introduction of how storm-chasing is now well-documented on social media through thrill-seekers sharing their experiences online for millions. Hopefully it lives up to the hype and does the original proud. The movie stars Top Gun: Maverick‘s Glen Powell, Chilling Adventure’s of Sabrina‘s Kiernan Shipka, Daisy Edgar-Jones and the new Superman actor, David Corenswet.
Twisters arrives in cinemas on 19 July 2024. Check out the trailer below:
Source: Universal Pictures