Like a number of you, I spend a lot of my life on the Internet, and years of being a netizen have taught me how to avoid it’s worst pitfalls: Leave Britney alone, assume that everyone who claims they’re a teenage girl is actually a lonely man in his forties, and never visit 4chan. Even with these rules and more though, it’s still easy to run afoul of some of the seedier elements of the internet.
Just ask Jason Bateman and his friends, as they have to deal with everything from identity theft to boys tricking other boys into posting nude pics of themselves, in this first trailer for ensemble tech drama/thriller, Disconnected.
A hard-working lawyer, attached to his cell phone, can’t find the time to communicate with his family. A couple is drawn into a dangerous situation when their secrets are exposed online. A widowed ex-cop struggles to raise a mischievous son who cyber-bullies a classmate. An ambitious journalist sees a career-making story in a teen that performs on an adult-only site. They are strangers, neighbors and colleagues and their stories collide in this riveting dramatic thriller about ordinary people struggling to connect in today’s wired world.
Last Updated: March 4, 2013