To erase the line between man and machine is to obscure the line between men and gods. If this sounds like a high-falutin’ Screen editorial meeting, it isn’t.

These are in fact the words of the marketing people behind Alex Garland’s feature directorial debut, Ex Machina.

Now A24 has dropped the first teaser trailer to its April 10 2015 release and it looks intriguing.

DNA’s Andrew Macdonald and Allon Reich are producing and Scott Rudin and Eli Bush are the executive producers with former Film4 head Tessa Ross.

Domhnall Gleeson plays a programmer summoned to take part in an unprecedented test at the mountain estate of his genius boss – a bearded ‘n’ brooding Oscar Isaac.

The task at hand? To evaluate an A.I., played by Alicia Vikander. But she’s not your average automated drinks server. She’s more than that. Much more…