Nothing screams Christmas quite like the end of the world, does it? Netflix have released the first official trailer for its apocalypse thriller Leave the World Behind, which will land on the streamer on December 8th.

Sam Esmail, best known as the creator of prestige series Mr. Robot, produces, writes, and directs the upcoming film in which Julia Roberts, Ethan Hawke, and Mahershala Ali star. Kevin Bacon and Myha’la round out the ensemble. The film is an adaptation of the 2020 novel of the same name, by Rumaan Alam. And, fun fact? The film is produced by Barack and Michelle Obama.

In this end-of-the-world flick, Amanda (Roberts) and her husband Clay (Hawke) rent a luxurious home for the weekend with their kids, Archie (Charlie Evans) and Rose (Farrah Mackenzie). Their vacation is soon upended when two strangers – G.H. (Ali) and his daughter Ruth (Myha’la) – arrive in the night, bearing news of a mysterious cyberattack and seeking refuge in the house they claim is theirs. The two families reckon with a looming disaster that grows more terrifying by the minute, forcing everyone to come to terms with their places in a collapsing world.

Leave the World Behind releases in cinemas on November 22nd, before streaming on Netflix from December 8th. Check out the trailer below:

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