Screenshot: Run

Searching, a intelligent, John Cho-starring thriller unfolding solely on pc screens, was probably the greatest cinematic surprises of 2018. Now, that movie’s co-writer and director, Aneesh Chaganty, is again with a brand new thriller, Run, which evokes Hulu’s latest sequence The Act in its depiction of a poisonous mother-daughter relationship that’s outlined, in some ways, by the latter’s incapacity.

Sarah Paulson stars alongside newcomer Kiera Allen—who makes use of a wheelchair each in actual life and within the movie—in a movie that explores what occurs when an remoted baby begins to study truths about each the skin world and simply who’s been elevating her all these years.

Watch the trailer beneath.

Paulson, who revealed she studied Piper Laurie’s efficiency in Carrie for the position, unpacked the movie a bit for Entertainment Weekly. “[Diane and Chloe] dwell a really remoted life, and so they actually solely have one another,” she mentioned. “However Chloe’s at that time in her life now the place she’s beginning to wish to discover past the confines of her very remoted life, which could be very regular. However I believe Diane finds that very scary in the best way that almost all mother and father do, the minute their youngsters are fascinated by flying the coop. Diane simply could have specific emotions that go a bit bit extra to the intense, is all.”

Very excessive, per the beneath trailer. Run sprints into theaters on Might 8, which, in a wry twist, coincides with Mom’s Day weekend.