We’ve been excited about this movie since we first mentioned it late last year. Splice, the new Adrien Brody horror film is one part Species and one part Alien, with a bit of motherly love thrown in for good measure. It looks to be one of the most realistic examinations of the dangers of human cloning since Judge Dredd. Check out the trailer below.

Clive and Elsa are superstars of the genetic engineering world. They specialize in splicing together DNA from different animals to create fantastical new hybrids. The charismatic couple wants to use human DNA in a new hybrid – something that could yield astronomical medical benefits. The pharmaceutical company that funds their research, however, is more interested in exploiting their earlier triumphs for easier, short-term profit. Clive and Elsa secretly conduct their own experiment. The result is Dren: an amazing creature who exhibits an array of unexpected developments, both physical and intellectual. Dren exceeds their wildest dreams… and, ultimately, their most terrifying nightmare