The 90s Blockbuster finally gets an update

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Almost 30 years after he helped set new standards in visual effects with his impressive tornados, Twist finally getting a sequel.

Wait, is it a sequel? black Twisters, the new film is technically described in the official promotional materials as “the modern chapter of the 1996 blockbuster.” It does not feature any of the remaining cast members from the original film, and instead stars Daisy Edgar-Jones and Glen Powell in what looks more like a sort of reboot of the original concept. – they are said to be playing “opposing forces that come. together to try to predict, and possibly, great power of a tornado.” (In the original film, Helen Hunt and the late Bill Paxton were exes and stormtroopers who teamed up to try a new technique.)

The effects and shouting definitely make it look very similar to the original Twister – watch the movie trailer below:

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This is it Twisters‘ official summary:

Edgar-Jones stars as Kate Cooper, a former storm chaser haunted by a devastating tornado during her college years who now studies storm patterns on screens safely in New York City. She is lured back to the open fields by her friend, Javi (Golden Globe nominee Anthony Ramos, In the Heights) to test a new tracking system. There, she crosses paths with Tyler Owens (Powell), the charming and irresponsible social media superstar who thrives by posting his wild adventures with his violent crew. , the more dangerous it will be. As storm season rages on, terrifying phenomena like never before are unleashed, and Kate, Tyler and their competing teams find themselves squarely in the paths of multiple storm systems that ‘ come together across central Oklahoma in the fight of their lives.

There is also a poster for the film…

Someone explain to me why the movie is called that Twisters but there is only one twist on the poster. That feels wrong to me.

Twisters is scheduled to open in theaters on July 19.

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