Prepare To Be Afraid Of Teenage Girls

Should you have been to simply see this two-minute trailer for “The Energy” out of context, you could possibly be forgiven for considering it is giving a pseudorealistic, “Chronicle”-like remedy to the X-Males fantasy, with the onset of puberty bringing concerning the manifestation of superpowers in younger girls in order that they have “electrical energy popping out of their palms.” There’s even a line the place John Leguizamo’s dad character says, “If it was one lady, I might say it was a mutation,” which winks on the thought of Marvel Comics mutants. These at the moment are rising within the Marvel Cinematic Universe, too, because of final 12 months’s Disney+ collection, “Ms. Marvel.”

The important thing distinction right here, nevertheless, is that these younger girls all have the identical energy: taking pictures electrical energy from their palms. Some males will get away the hearth extinguishers. Different will get away the tape recorders to doc the daybreak of a brand new matriarchy in “The Energy.”

Here is the official synopsis for “The Energy” through Prime Video:

The world of “The Energy” is our world, however for one twist of nature. All of a sudden, and with out warning, teenage ladies develop the facility to electrocute individuals at will. “The Energy” follows a forged of exceptional characters from London to Seattle, Nigeria to Jap Europe, because the Energy evolves from a tingle in youngsters’ collarbones to an entire reversal of the facility stability of the world.

“The Energy” premieres March 31, 2023, on Prime Video.