In the era where low-budget, Blair Witch Project type horror films are succeeding, a story like this was bound to happen. Everyone is aware of the government’s most mysterious location in existence, but no one has ever seen what’s inside. The top-secret base in New Mexico is the size of Connecticut and is heavily guarded by the military. But what are they hiding? Area 51 is meant to expose the extra-terrestrial life that thousands of people believe exist. Watch the trailer for the film after the jump!

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The director of Paranormal Activity Oren Peli has been plotting to tell us the story of Area 51 for several years. After the first film pulled in over $190 million worldwide back in 2009, Peli set out to work on his next feature. However, there hasn’t been a lot of updates about the film since 2011. But now the official trailer is up and will finally answer questions conspiracy theorists have had since the first reports of an unidentified object that crashed in Roswell, New Mexico in 1947.

The premise of the film follows a group of young conspiracy theorists (Reid Warner, Darrin Bragg, Ben Rovner, and Jelena Ni) who are dead set on exposing the truth behind the top secret base. With plenty of high-tech gadgets on their side, they are able to successfully get past all of the government’s intense security and go deep into Area 51. But what they find is beyond what they were expecting to discover. Not only do they find proof that aliens exist, but they must do everything in their power to not be detained by the government and escape the facility alive.

Area 51 is set to be released in theaters and VOD on May 15th. Check out the trailer below. Will you be watching this in theaters or wait until it hits Netflix?