Considering Kevin Smith‘s enduring love of comic books, it’s a little surprising to realize he’s never actually directed a superhero feature. But he’s about to make a contribution to the subgenre in another way. Smith’s Smodcast Pictures is set to distribute Alter Egos, a low-budget indie about the rift between a man and his own superheroic identity.

Kris Lemche leads the mostly unknown cast as Brendan, who’s upset to learn that his girlfriend Emily (Christine Evangelista) is cheating on him with his own ice-shooting alter ego Fridge. His breakdown couldn’t come at a worse time, as public opinion and government support have just turned against superheroes. Watch the trailer after the jump.

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