Natalie Portman Enters a Strange New World in Annihilation Trailer #2

Natalie Portman plays a biologist who finds herself in a strange new world in the latest theatrical trailer for the sci-fi drama/thriller, Annihilation. The film is the second directorial effort from author-turned screenwriter-turned filmmaker Alex Garland, following his debut on the Oscar-winning artificial intelligence flick Ex Machina.

Based on the novel of the same name written by Jeff VanderMeer and published in 2014, Annihilation tells the story of a scientific expedition to a mysterious environmental disaster zone that has been dubbed “The Shimmer”. Led by a psychologist played by Jennifer Jason Leigh (The Hateful Eight), the mission team also includes a surveyor, as well as a linguist, an anthropologist, and a biologist named Lena (Portman). However, this isn’t the first time that a group of highly-qualified individuals have ventured into “The Shimmer” – a place where the laws of nature no longer apply – and it soon becomes ...

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