Have you ever wondered what an indie comedy starring Anne Hathaway would be like if it co-starred a giant city-wrecking kaiju?
Well, director/screenwriter Nacho Vigalondo did, so he created the film “Colossal.”
Vigalondo’s latest work follows the exploits of 30-something-year-old Gloria (played by the aforementioned Hathaway) as she tries to rebuild her life after finding herself out of a boyfriend and home due to her hard-partying ways. Gloria’s attempt at a new start finds her returning to her hometown where she reconnects with her childhood friend Oscar (Jason Sudeikis).
While that may sound like the premise to countless run-of-the-mill indie comedies, that’s where the similarities stop.
You see, there is also the issue of the massive kaiju monster who has just destroyed much of Seoul, South Korea during a late-night rampage.
As the latest trailer to “Colossal” shows, Gloria and the gruesome giant are somehow connected.
Check the trailer after the break.