Here’s something I’ve never been able to fully understand about myself: I find haunted house movies terribly boring and haunted space station movies absolutely terrifying. Take your typical spooky movie  —  with old buildings, dark hallways, and moving shadows  —  and I could fall asleep right there in the theater. But kick that spooky movie up into space and give the characters some space suits? As far as I’m concerned, that makes anything an instant classic — and I’ve got the Event Horizon ticket stubs to prove it.

So count me completely in for Life, the new movie from the writing team behind Deadpool and the upcoming Zombieland sequel. Not only does Life seem to be channeling some of the best parts of movies like Alien and Invasion of the Body Snatchers, its first theatrical trailer  —  and the corresponding tape of John F. Kennedy talking over the action sequences  —  also hinted at a smarter take on your typical science fiction and horror tropes. An intelligent cast, a few talented writers, and a bold vision of monsters in space? What’s not to like?

After watching the above teaser, be sure to head on over to the official website for Life, where you can keep track of the countdown to tomorrow's release of the new theatrical trailer. You can also check out the brand new poster featured below:

Life Movie Poster
Sony Pictures

Here’s the full plot synopsis for Life:

Life tells the story of the six-member crew of the International Space Station that is on the cutting edge of one of the most important discoveries in human history: the first evidence of extraterrestrial life on Mars. As the crew begins to conduct research, their methods end up having unintended consequences and the life form proves more intelligent than anyone ever expected.

The star-studded cast of Life includes Ryan Reynolds, Jake Gyllenhaal, Rebecca Ferguson, and Hiroyuki Sanada. Discover the film in theaters on March 24, 2017.

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