‘Daybreak’ Trailer: Matthew Broderick Heads Back to School in Netflix Series About the Apocalypse

/Film | 9/17/2019 | Ben Pearson
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Matthew Broderick played one of the most famous high school students in cinema history in the John Hughes classic Ferris Bueller’s Day Off, and then returned to campus as a teacher years later in Alexander Payne‘s political satire Election. Now he’s graduated to playing a principal in Daybreak, a new teen-centric Netflix series about a group of students who band together to survive a post-apocalyptic, Mad Max-style future. Check out the teaser trailer for the upcoming series below.

As a huge Ferris Bueller’s Day Off fan (my license plate in high school said DAY OFF), I think the last few seconds of this teaser take things a bit too far. The Ferris connection is already explicit with the fact that Broderick is even there in the first place, so I’m not sure they needed to recreate one of that character’s famous poses and swipe a line of dialogue (“and you thought we weren’t going to have any fun…shame on you”). Still, it looks like it could be kind of fun. Some parts of high school can feel like the end of the world, so why not make that concept literal and see what happens?

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