Twisters: A Sequel to the Groundbreaking Disaster Film Twister Set to Wow Audiences in July

News - 1 May 2024
 
 

The original Twister film from 1996 was a groundbreaking disaster movie with state-of-the-art visual effects. Now, the upcoming sequel, Twisters, aims to follow in its footsteps. Actress Katy O'Brian recently shared some insights into what audiences can expect from the film in terms of tone and rating.

In an interview with Entertainment Weekly, O'Brian described Twisters as a movie that will appeal to the whole family. She suggested that the film would be suitable for all ages, or perhaps for viewers aged 12 and up. The choice of director, Lee Isaac Chung, is an interesting one for a tornado film.

Chung is known for his work on the indie hit Minari, as well as directing episodes of The Mandalorian. Despite his diverse filmography, Chung's roots in Arkansas provide him with a unique perspective on the man versus nature conflict that is central to Twisters.O'Brian expressed her enthusiasm for Chung's vision for the film, stating that it will be a unique and unexpected take on the tornado genre.

She believes that audiences will find the movie to be cool and unlike anything they have seen before. Additionally, O'Brian highlighted the level of realism in Twisters, as the film was shot in Tornado Alley during tornado season. This decision adds an extra layer of authenticity to the film's depiction of extreme weather events.

The cast of Twisters includes actors such as Daisy Edgar-Jones, Glen Powell, Anthony Ramos, Brandon Perea, Daryl McCormack, Katy O'Brian, Kiernan Shipka, and David Corenswet. A poster for the film was recently released, generating excitement among fans and showcasing the star-studded ensemble.Twisters is scheduled for a worldwide theatrical release on July 19, promising to bring audiences a thrilling and visually stunning tornado experience.

With its innovative approach to the disaster genre and commitment to authenticity, Twisters is poised to captivate viewers of all ages and become a standout entry in the whirlwind of summer blockbusters.