Teaser for Bad Robot\’s 10 Cloverfield Lane

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Bad Robot has released a surprise teaser trailer for 10 Cloverfield Lane, and if the title sounds familiar it should…

This apparently isn’t a direct sequel to Cloverfield, but JJ Abrams describes it as a “blood relative” to that giant monster movie. Just looking at the teaser you can tell a few things, one of which is that the characters are in an underground bunker of sorts.

What does that tell us? Well go back to the Cloverfield ARG stuff outside the movie and you’ll remember that even when they leveled Manhattan the Cloverfield monster wasn’t destroyed. What if this is the same universe as that, and the Cloverfield monster is roaming the country; causing people to have to live in underground bunkers? It’s a pretty cool setting for what looks like a bottle thriller: