Could Shyamalan be back?
Universal’s new film ‘Split’ could prove to be M. Night Shyamalan‘s comeback. In the film, three girls (Anya Taylor-Joy,Haley Lu Richardson, and Jessica Sula) are drugged after a mall trip and brought back to an underground bunker. The girls are terrified and when they think they’ve found help, they discover the man that kidnapped them is dressed as a woman. Then they meet Hedwig, the same guy now believes he is now a 9-year-old boy. The man is Kevin (James McAvoy) a man with a total of 23 personalities. The girls try to use Hedwig to get out, but it seems that Kevin isn’t trying to keep the girls locked in, he’s trying to keep “a beast” away from them.
Originally Joaquin Phoenix was announced by Shyamalan to play the role as Kevin, but judging from the trailer McAvoy seems like a good fit to play the many roles of Kevin. 23 personalities aren’t even that far-fetched, the record is a woman named Kim Noble with 100 different personalities.
Split comes out on January 20, 2017.