Guillermo Del Toro's 'Nightmare Alley' trailer hints at dark carnival secrets

Nightmare Alley's first trailer has arrived. It gives us a glimpse at Guillermo Del Toro’s next carnival of strangeities. Although the teaser doesn't reveal much about the plot, its darkly spectacular visual style confirms that this film is Del Toro.
Nightmare Alley is based on the novel of the same title. It follows Stan, a manipulative carnival worker (Bradley Cooper), who meets Dr. Lilith Ritter, a dangerous psychiatrist (Cate Blanchett). Star-studded cast includes Toni Collette and Willem Dafoe as well as Richard Jenkins, Rooney Mara and Ron Perlman in this psychological thriller.

Nightmare Alley will be released Dec. 17.