Teaser Trailer: “The Prodigies La Nuit des Enfants Rois”

The first trailer for the 3D animated film from France, The Prodigies La Nuit des Enfants Rois is now online. The film is based on Bernard Lenteric’s early ’80s novel of the same name, and centers around a group of gifted teenagers whose past comes back to haunt them, so instead of using their super powers for the good of mankind, the angst teenagers wreak mass havoc to an entire city. The film is directed by Antoine Charreyron and the book is adapted by Mathieu Delaporte and Alexandre de La Patellière. Watch the trailer after the jump. It is well worth a watch.

Official plot synopsis:

NYC, Central Park, 2010. Five young teenagers are violently assaulted. But they’re not your average teenagers… they’re prodigies. The trauma of the assault incites them to lash out against the world in a cold and calculating way. The five chillingly brilliant minds come together to concoct a perfect revenge. The only person aware of the pending doom is Jimbo Farrar, a sixth prodigy, who has gathered them. As long as he fights against his five counterparts with all his might, there’s hope for the world. But should he turn over to their side, it’s only a matter of time before a disaster of apocalyptic proportions ensues…

Via Twitch

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