Humanity Is Under Attack in ‘The 5th Wave’ Official Trailer

The first official trailer for the Atlanta-filmed sci-fi movie, The 5th Wave, has been released, and we have to be honest, it’s not looking too good for us humans.

The movie is based on the best-selling young adult trilogy by Rick Yancey and stars Chloe Grace Moretz as the story’s protagonist Cassie. In the trailer we see that aliens have begun invading Earth in waves in an attempt to wipe out humanity. They start by knocking out the world’s power grid (1st Wave: Darkness), then move on to causing unnatural natural disasters (2nd Wave: Destruction). The 3rd Wave was infecting humans directly with an unstoppable virus spread throughout humanity and finally, they joined the ranks of humanity, walking among their enemies while virtually undetectable (4th Wave: Invasion). Cassie must race to find her brother while staying alive in the new world.

Take a look at the first official trailer for the movie and read a brief description per Sony, below:

In the new film The 5th Wave, four waves of increasingly deadly attacks have left most of Earth decimated. Against a backdrop of fear and distrust, Cassie (Chloë Grace Moretz) is on the run, desperately trying to save her younger brother. As she prepares for the inevitable and lethal 5th wave, Cassie teams up with a young man who may become her final hope – if she can only trust him.

In addition to Moretz, the film stars: Nick Robinson (Jurassic World), Liev Schreiber (Ray Donovan), Maika Monroe (It Follows), Maria Bello (MacFarland, USA), Maggie Siff (Mad Men), Ron Livingston (Boardwalk Empire) and Alex Roe.

The 5th Wave hits theaters January 15th.

Photo Credit: Sony


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