Netflix's New Thriller Is Literally A Quiet Place But With Blindfolds

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Netflix saw how much you all liked A Quiet Place and said to themselves, "If it ain't broke, then just tweak a tiny part of it and make it again." The streaming site just dropped the trailer for a new thriller starring Sandra Bullock and Sarah Paulson, and the concept is pretty familiar in a terrifying way.
Bird Box tells the story of a mysterious, world-ending menace that kills you the moment you look at it. This means that the survivors of its carnage (Bullock and Trevante Rhodes, to name a few) must blindfold themselves in order to fight it. While A Quiet Place's protagonists existed using their sight, not sound, Bird Box flips that on its head and delivers an equally impossible journey.
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All similarities aside (the trailer begins in the woods, for Pete's sake) Bird Box looks addicting on its own. Bullock and Paulson appear to play partners, making a mini Ocean's 8 reunion — before Paulson sees the terrifying creature and crashes the car. Then, it's just Bullock and her two kids against the world, as well as a handful of other characters who are fighting to make it out of this civilization-ending event alive.
Bird Box doesn't drop on Netflix until December 21, giving you the blood-chilling dose of holiday cheer you weren't looking for, but won't be able to resist watching.
Check out the trailer below:

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