‘Freaks’ Trailer: Emile Hirsch Stars In Dark, Twisted Take On The Superhero Genre

The Playlist | 7/11/2019 | Charles Barfield
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With the proliferation of superhero films in the film industry today, there’s a desire for more unique takes on the genre. No longer is it okay to just give your run of the mill film about superpowered individuals. We’ve seen it all before. But last year, two films snuck out and surprised everyone on the festival circuit that took the idea of superpowers and gave it a whole new sheen. The first was “Fast Color,” which finally arrived in theaters this spring. And the other is “Freaks,” which debuted at last year’s TIFF and will finally debut later this summer.

“Freaks” tells the story of a father and daughter that are secluded in a home, worried about what might happen if they leave. In this world, superpowered individuals, called Freaks, are being locked up by the government because of their inherent danger to regular people. Of course, as you might imagine, things get thrown into chaos when the little girl decides to leave the house to find her...
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