STX Entertainment’s released the official nearly three minute trailer for The Circle, a thriller based on Dave Eggers’ bestselling novel. Adapted for the screen and directed by James Ponsoldt (The Spectacular Now), The Circle stars Tom Hanks (Sully), Emma Watson (Beauty and the Beast), John Boyega (Star Wars: The Force Awakens), Karen Gillan (Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2), Ellar Coltrane (Boyhood), Patton Oswalt (Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.), Glenne Headly (The Night Of), and Bill Paxton (Training Day). STX Entertainment’s planning an April 28, 2017 theatrical release.
The Plot: When Mae (Watson) is hired to work for the world’s largest and most powerful tech & social media company, she sees it as an opportunity of a lifetime. As she rises through the ranks, she is encouraged by the company’s founder, Eamon Bailey (Hanks), to engage in a groundbreaking experiment that pushes the boundaries of privacy, ethics and ultimately her personal freedom. Her participation in the experiment, and every decision she makes begin to affect the lives and future of her friends, family and that of humanity.
Watch The Circle trailer: