Neon has released the first teaser trailer for David Cronenberg’s upcoming new film titled Crimes Of The Future.
Crimes Of The Future is a deep dive into the not-so-distant future in which humankind is learning to adapt to its synthetic surroundings.
This evolution moves humans beyond their natural state and into a metamorphosis, which alters their biological makeup. With an investigator from the National Organ Registry tracks the two main characters.
This could well be an updated to Cronenberg’s very first feature film also titled Crimes Of The Future from 1970.
Here’s the trailer:
Neon’s official blurb reads:
“As the human species adapts to a synthetic environment, the body undergoes new transformations and mutations. With his partner Caprice, Saul Tenser, a celebrity performance artist in this future, publicly showcases the metamorphosis of his organs in avant-garde performances. Timlin, an investigator from the National Organ Registry, obsessively tracks their movements, which is when a mysterious group is revealed… Their mission – to use Saul’s notoriety to shed light on the next phase of human evolution.”
Crimes Of The Future stars Viggo Mortensen, Léa Seydoux, & Kristen Stewart, with Scott Speedman and Tanaya Beatty.
The film is both written and directed by acclaimed Canadian genre filmmaker Cronenberg, director of many great films including Shivers, Rabid, The Brood, Scanners, Videodrome, The Dead Zone, The Fly, Dead Ringers, Naked Lunch, and is produced by Robert Lantos, Panos Papahadzis, and Steve Solomos.
Crimes Of The Future will be premiere in theaters exclusively starting in June 2022.