Teaser For The Dark CG French Superhero Flick ‘The Prodigies’

I’d never heard of this flick before today, but this 1-minute teaser has me sold. Adapted from the bestselling novel by Bernard Lenteric, The Prodigies (French title: La Nuit des enfants rois) is the first film directed by Antoine Charreyron who previously directed action-y video games like Wheelman and the highly underrated Wet. The French release is slated for May 25th, 2011. Hopefully we’ll get a U.S. release shortly after.

Plot synopsis:

NYC, Central Park, 2010. Five young teenagers are violently assaulted. But they’re not your average teenagers… they’re prodigies. The trauma of the assault incites them to lash out against the world in a cold and calculating way. The five chillingly brilliant minds come together to concoct a perfect revenge. The only person aware of the pending doom is Jimbo Farrar, a sixth prodigy, who has gathered them. As long as he fights against his five counterparts with all his might, there’s hope for the world. But should he turn over to their side, it’s only a matter of time before a disaster of apocalyptic proportions ensues…

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