The Power, the latest tv series from Prime Video, has its very first main trailer. The series was established by Raelle Tucker, Naomi Alderman, and Sarah Quintrell from Alderman’s book of the exact same name. It stars Hereditary‘s Toni Collette, Moana‘s Auli ʻi Cravalho, and The Menu‘s John Leguizamo as the Cleary-Lopex household with an ensemble cast that consists of Josh Charles, Eddie Marsan, Rob Delaney, and Alice Eve.

Today, Prime Video revealed the main trailer for The Power.

The trailer opens on a threatening note when Leguizamo’s character is driving his child to work and is surprised by the radio, exposing that numerous electronic gadgets have actually malfunctioned around her. It ends up that she is simply among hundreds and countless teenage women who are establishing electrokinesis, and the trailer pursues how the world modifications as these powers start to manifest around the world.

The Power is Part Superhero, Part Stephen King

Auli'i Cravalho Holding Onto a Pole in The Power

At initially look, The Power appears like another superhero program comparable toMs Marvel or DC’sStargirl In reality, it utilizes a lot of the tropes of that category, consisting of a group of individuals with comparable powers discovering one another to form an alliance. The power established by these women likewise alters their status in society both for much better and for even worse, just like the anomalies in the X-Men franchise.

However, as the trailer advises audiences, “power corrupts.” The trailer takes an extremely dark turn when it starts checking out more unpleasant methods women may be able to harness these brand-new powers. There are likewise more cultlike events that seem like something ripped right out of the Showtime supernatural survival series Yellowjackets.

At its core, The Power appears to be focused around a metaphor that is popular in both superhero stories and scary: adolescence. These powers show the modifications that every teen goes through that modify both how they communicate with the world and how they feel about themselves. From Spider-Man to Stephen King’s Carrie, this metaphor has actually been utilized to sustain a range of stories with repercussions both great and bad, much like reality.

Source: Prime Video