"Smoke Monster Takes Manhattan"? A mysterious,
-style trailer for a film titled
and touted as "from producer
" has the
intrigued. The film, directed by
Felicity cocreator Matt Reeves
and penned by Drew Goddard (
), is teased with a party scene set at a New York City bar, soon disrupted by the roar of some sort of monstrous entity, followed by flames and falling debris - including the head of the Statue of Liberty.
According to the
features a cast of relative unknowns, including
The Black Donnellys
), Odet Jasmin and
. Copies of the trailer posted to the Internet, including at YouTube, are almost immediately being ordered down by threat of copyright infringment. A January 18 release date is listed in the trailer's sparse credits.