Gore Verbinski has an atypical idea of a rehabilitation facility.
The teaser for A Cure for Wellness, the director’s latest thriller, shows off a dystopian lab manned by Jason Isaacs. The Harry Potter bad is barely seen and only heard, asking Dane DeHaan, “Are you ready, Mr. Lockhart? Then let us begin,” with an icy tone.
A Cure for Wellness tracks an ambitious young executive who is sent to retrieve his company’s CEO from an idyllic but mysterious “wellness center” at a remote location in the Swiss Alps, according to the film’s official synopsis. He soon suspects the spa’s miraculous treatments are not what they seem. When he begins to unravel its terrifying secrets, his sanity is tested, as he finds himself diagnosed with the same curious illness that keeps all the guests here longing for the cure.
This is Verbinski’s first movie since the panned Lone Ranger in 2013. The Pirates of the Caribbean veteran is not helming next year’s Dead Men Tell No Tales; Norwegian directors Joachim Rønning and Espen Sandberg are on board for the fifth installment of the franchise.
Catch the teaser above. A Cure for Wellness, which also stars Mia Goth, opens Feb. 17, 2017.