FoxSearchlight Pictures has released the first trailer for Guillermo del Toro’s upcoming creature feature The Shape of Water. The film is an other-worldly fairy tale, set against the backdrop of Cold War era America circa 1963. In the hidden high-security government laboratory where she works, lonely Elisa (Hawkins) is trapped in a life of silence and isolation. Elisa’s life is changed forever when she and co-worker Zelda discover a secret classified experiment.
Octavia Spencer, Michael Shannon, Richard Jenkins, Doug Jones, Lauren Lee Smith, John Kapelos and Michael Stuhlbarg also star. The film opens in theaters December 8, 2017.