Universal Pictures has released the trailer for their upcoming thriller The Girl on the Train. The film is an adaptation of British author Paula Hawkins‘ novel of the same name which was released in April 2015 and became the No. 1 bestsellers for weeks with reviews labelling it as the next Gone Girl.
The trailer offers pretty much nothing new compared to the teaser trailer released back in April. The story beats are still the same except the that a few unknowns from the teaser are heard and and a new character is added to the story.
Check out the trailer below:
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The film is directed by Tate Taylor (The Help) with Erin Cressida Wilson, who also wrote the adaptation for the 2002 Secretary, penning the script. The film stars Emily Blunt, Haley Bennett, Luke Evans, Rebecca Ferguson, Justin Theroux, Edgar Ramirez, Allison Janney, Lisa Kudrow, and Laura Prepon.
The Girl on the Train opens on October 7, 2016.
Read the official synopsis here:
In the thriller, Rachel (Blunt), who is devastated by her recent divorce, spends her daily commute fantasizing about the seemingly perfect couple who live in a house that her train passes every day, until one morning she sees something shocking happen there and becomes entangled in the mystery that unfolds.
Based on Paula Hawkins’ bestselling novel, The Girl on the Train is adapted for the screen by Erin Cressida Wilson and Taylor. The film’s executive producers are Jared LeBoff and Celia Costas, and it will be released by Universal Pictures.