It takes place in the 213th week of lockdown, when COVID-23 begins to “attack brain tissue”

Starring Demi Moore, Craig Robinson and Paul Walter Hauser, the Transformers producer’s latest project was given the green light in July after being initially hit with a ‘not working’ order

The first trailer for the film, which released today (October 29), finds its characters alive in the 213th week of lockdown due to the coronavirus

“COVID-23 has mutated”, announces news anchor before new strain of virus is revealed “attacks brain tissue”

As the worldwide death toll rises to over 110 million, we see an army patrolling the streets where infected Americans are forced into quarantine camps “You must not try to leave your home,” warns a voiceover, “otherwise you will be shot on sight”

Songbird, set in 2024, centers on a couple who are being kept apart by restrictions put in place to curb the spread of the virus “It’s Romeo and Juliet, but they’re separated by its door entry and virus, ”director Adam Mason told Entertainment Weekly

“It’s a dystopian and scary world, but it’s a romantic movie about two people who want to be together, but who can’t”

Speaking of directing the film while respecting COVID security measures, Mason explained, “I normally do the lighting and the camera works myself [one of the previous projects] So I’m used to it to be very close to the actors and to film in this very intimate way which was perfectly suited to filming during the lockout rules and regulations

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