Brightburn (2019) Trailer Reaction Thread

Brightburn opens in theaters on May 24, 2019. It’s Superman + The Omen as Elizabeth Banks rescues an alien baby who uses his powers for evil.

Two trailers launched today. Part one:



Part two:


I’m not big on super hero films but this twist looks appealing. It’s giving me nice flashbacks to 1960’s Village of the Damned, a film that gave me solace in my bullied schoolboy days.

Village of the Damned

  • Are you interested in seeing this?
  • Do you wish they’d used a less recognizable backstory?
  • Do you wish they’d based it on a pre-existing character?
  • Predictions as to what will/won’t stop the antagonist?