20th Century Studios have dropped an emotional final trailer for The Creator. It shows the core protective instincts from John David Washington’s character, that drives through the sci-fi thriller.
Washington’s character Joshua who is searching for his wife takes it upon himself to protect the A.I. child. The US military are hunting down the child as a source of power that could end the war between humans and A.I.
The Creator is set in a post-apocalyptic world and features a place where both humans and AI inhabit the planet. After A.I. detonates a nuclear weapon in LA a war breaks out that leaves humanity on the brink of extinction.
In an interview with Total Film director Gareth Edwards has explained the timeline of the movie, saying.
“The movie begins with a prologue showing the events that have led to the beginning of this film. The nuclear bomb the catastrophe that caused the West to reject AI was in 2055. And then, ‘10 years ago today’ so, that would make it 2065. And the prologue is five years earlier. So, basically, the film begins in 2070.“
Edwards is very vague when it comes to the question of who is ‘The Creator’ he continued.
“That’s what they’re trying to find out. They don’t know the identity of the Creator. It’s basically the person who created advanced AI. The AI worship this person as a god. America is trying to kill this person and take them out of the equation, and that hopefully will stop the war.“
The official synopsis from 20th Century Studios reads, Amidst a future war between the human race and the forces of artificial intelligence, Joshua (Washington), a hardened ex-special forces agent grieving the disappearance of his wife (Chan), is recruited to hunt down and kill the Creator, the elusive architect of advanced AI who has developed a mysterious weapon with the power to end the war… and mankind itself. Joshua and his team of elite operatives journey across enemy lines, into the dark heart of AI-occupied territory… only to discover the world-ending weapon he’s been instructed to destroy is an AI in the form of a young child.
Watch the final trailer for The Creator
The Creator will be in theaters September 29.