M. Night Shyamalan on his beachy new thriller 'Old' and those alternative ending rumors
M. Night Shyamalan on how his beachy thriller Old became an obsession — and those alternative ending rumors
In the director's latest — starring Gael García Bernal, Vicky Krieps, Rufus Sewell, Thomasin McKenzie, Alex Wolff, and Ken Leung — a group of vacationers suddenly start aging at a rapid pace.
In M. Night Shyamalan's new horror-thriller Old (out July 23), a group of vacationers find themselves rapidly aging on a remote beach. While the writer-director's filmography is full of shocks and surprises, this adaption of Frederik Peeters and Pierre Oscar Lévy's graphic novel Sand Castle is his most relentlessly unsettling movie to date.
"I'm so addicted to pushing people out of their comfort zone," Shyamalan tells EW. "Maybe I'm becoming obsessed by it. Any choice that pushes you to not feel comfortable, then I'm like, 'That feels right, that feels right.'"
In our spoiler-free chat below, Shyamalan discusses rumors about how he considered ending the film differently, and whether he still has sand in his shoes.
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