In it, we see Clarke and Golding’s meet-cute and learn that her character, Kate, seems to be going through a tough time. Eventually, she reveals to Golding’s character, Tom, that she almost died. “I was really sick and I nearly died. I don’t tell people because they get weird, but I don’t think you’ll get weird,” Kate says. “I’m just scared all the time.”
Even by just watching the three-minute trailer, you get the sense that there’s something more to Tom. He seems to appear (and disappear) quite easily and has a sort of “guardian angel” vibe.
Watch the trailer for yourself, below, and then let’s discuss further.
Fans on social media immediately sensed that there might be something more to this story than originally meets the eye. Some fans think that Tom might be a ghost or apparition of some kind. “OMG, is he a ghost??? I smell an M. Night Shyamalan twist,” one wrote. Another tweeted, “So not that it’s a bad thing but @paulfeig did the trailer seemingly give away the major twist that @henrygolding is a guardian angel, or a ghost, a hallucination, or Jesus?”
Others thought there might be a clue in the George Michael song that shares the movie’s title. In “Last Christmas,” Michael sings, “Last Christmas, I gave you my heart…”