Universal Pictures has just debuted the new trailer for M. Night Shyamalan's Split. James McAvoy stars in this haunting take on split personalities, which has already caused a bit of controversy. The movie lands in theaters January 2017. And it's expected to be another low budget big hit for Blumhouse.

Writer/director/producer M. Night Shyamalan returns to the captivating grip of The Sixth Sense, Unbreakable and Signs with Split. It is an original film that delves into the mysterious recesses of one man's fractured, gifted mind.  Following last year's breakout hit The Visit, Shyamalan reunites with producer Jason Blum (The Purge and Insidious series, The Gift) for the thriller being hailed as "Shyamalan's most terrifying film to date."

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Though Kevin (James McAvoy) has evidenced 23 personalities, each with unique physical attributes, to his trusted psychiatrist, Dr. Fletcher (Betty Buckley), there remains one still submerged who is set to materialize and dominate all the others.  Compelled to abduct three teenage girls led by the willful, observant Casey (Anya Taylor-Joy, The Witch), Kevin reaches a war for survival among all of those contained within him-as well as everyone around him-as the walls between his compartments shatter apart.

For the film The Guardian calls "a masterful blend of Hitchcock and horror," Shyamalan and Blum reassemble their core team from The Visit, the No. 1-grossing horror film of 2015.  Their fellow collaborators on Split include producer Marc Bienstock and executive producers Ashwin Rajan and Steven Schneider.  As the tailer promises, this is going to be one wild ride at the movies.

The cast of this unique thriller hasJames McAvoy starring alongside Anya Taylor-Joy, Betty Buckley, Jessica Sula, Haley Lu Richardson. M. Night Shyamalan produces alongside Jason Blum, Marc Bienstock. Executive producers are Ashwin Rajan, Steven Schneider. Take a look at the latest trailer for Split, along with new photos, courtesy of Universal Pictures

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