'Midnight Sky': George Clooney's Enlists Sad Radiohead For The Final Trailer To His New Sci-Fi Film

George Clooney has a gregarious, outsized personality, especially in his acting. Still, he’s more thoughtful and introspective than you’d think, and a lot of that side of him comes out in his filmmaking. Take “The Midnight Sky,” his latest directorial effort, which is a sad, lonely, and bleak look at the apocalypse, but also the stars and hope for humanity.

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Reviews for the film have recently hit, and some of them aren’t exactly kind (ours is somewhere in the middle), and the film is rated Fresh on Rotten Tomatoes, but just barely (it started our Rotten for all of yesterday). Maybe that’s why Netflix has released one more trailer for the film, an epic one that uses Radiohead‘s “No Surprises,” and then gives it an expansive and epic remix.

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Penned by screenwriter Mark L. Smith, the writer behind “The Revenant,” and based on the novel Good Morning, Midnight by Lily Brooks-Dalton, “The Midnight Sky,” is about a lone scientist in the Arctic, who races to contact a crew of astronauts returning home to a mysterious global catastrophe.

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Directed and starring Clooney, the movie also stars Felicity Jones, David Oyelowo, Tiffany Boone with Demián Bichir and Kyle Chandler, and introduces newcomer Caoilinn Springall.

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Here’s the official synopsis:

This post-apocalyptic tale follows Augustine (George Clooney), a lonely scientist in the Arctic, as he races to stop Sully (Felicity Jones) and her fellow astronauts from returning home to a mysterious global catastrophe. Clooney directs the adaptation of Lily Brooks-Dalton’s acclaimed novel Good Morning, Midnight, co-starring David Oyelowo, Kyle Chandler, and Demián Bichir, and Tiffany Boone.

“The Midnight Sky” opens in December in select theaters on the 11th and will premiere on Netflix on December 23. Watch the first trailer below.