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'Locked Down' trailer: Anne Hathaway and Chiwetel Ejiofor are all of us

Anne Hathaway and Chiwetel Ejiofor in "Locked Down" on HBO Max.
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Being stuck in lockdown in the era of COVID-19 is tough enough. But in Locked Down on HBO Max, Anne Hathaway and Chiwetel Ejiofor take things to a new level. 

It's a train wreck from the start. First they're locked down. Then they're breaking up. Then he's furloughed. And she's firing people. It's video calls and wine and more wine and ultimately stealing a diamond worth £3 million.

Here's the full take from HBO Max:

Just as they decide to separate, Linda (Anne Hathaway) and Paxton (Chiwetel Ejiofor) find life has other plans when they are stuck at home in a mandatory lockdown. Co-habitation is proving to be a challenge, but fueled by poetry and copious amounts of wine, it will bring them closer together in the most surprising way.

Locked Down also stars Stephen Merchant, Mindy Kaling, Lucy Boynton, Dulé Hill, Jazmyn Simon, Ben Stiller and Ben Kingsley.

Locked Down premieres on HBO Max on Jan. 14. 

HBO Max is the streaming service from WarnerMedia that encompasses not just the legacy HBO content you know and love, but new exclusives like Locked Down, too. It's also where you'll find other great originals like The Flight Attendant, Love Life and Raised By Wolves.

HBO Max also is home to the larger WarnerMedia world, which comprises the Turner networks (think TBS, TNT, TCM, etc.), the D.C. Universe, Studio Ghibli, and more.

HBO Max costs $14.99 a month — same as the legacy HBO service — and is available on every major streaming platform, including Roku, Amazon Fire TV, Apple TV, Android TV, and various smart TVs. It's also available on iOS and Android, and in web browsers. 

Phil Nickinson

Phil spent his 20s in the newsroom of the Pensacola (Fla.) News Journal, his 30s on the road for AndroidCentral.com and Mobile Nations, is the Dad part of Modern Dad, and is editor of WhatToWatch.com.