‘The Hummingbird Project’ Trailer: Jesse Eisenberg and Alexander Skarsgard Want to Make Millions in Milliseconds

/Film | 1/18/2019 | Chris Evangelista
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Jesse Eisenberg and a very bald Alexander Skarsgård star in The Hummingbird Project, a thriller about…fiber-optic cable? That may not sound particularly thrilling, but it’s all in the name of making cold, hard cash. The duo want to run the fiber-optic cable to get a jump on the stock market before everyone else – but their task won’t be easy. They’re going to have to go up against a powerful trader, played by Salma Hayek. Watch The Hummingbird Project trailer below.

Who knew fiber-optic cable could be so exciting? Not me, but the trailer for The Hummingbird Project sure makes it look that way. Based on the footage here, this film is giving off serious There Will Be Blood meets The Social Network vibes, complete with Eisenberg in fast-talking Zuckerberg mode (side-note: has Eisenberg ever played a character who doesn’t talk a mile-a-minute?). You also know things are serious because the usually handsome Alexander Skarsgård is seen here sporting a truly awful balding pattern, and anytime good looking actors mess with their attractiveness, they mean business. And if all that isn’t enough for you, Salma Hayek is also here, looking and acting like a villain from a Pixar movie.

Written - Kim - Nguyen

Written and directed by Kim Nguyen, and...
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