Richard Kelly has gone from Donnie Darko to the execrable Southland Tales to studio movie The Box. The thriller stars Cameron Diaz and James Marsden as a suburban couple with a young kid who receive a wooden box. Frank Langella drops by to tell them they can win $1 million by pushing a button--but they should know someone else will die if they do. It's based on the Richard Matheson short story, “Button, Button."
I was unimpressed by the footage Warners screened at Comic-Con. The trailer is below. What do you think? Early word on the street is pretty negative. We will see: