The movie sees a disturbed young man, played by Scottish star James McAvoy, kidnap three young women from a car park. During the course of their imprisonment, the captives learn about the 23 split personalities that rule his life, and attempt to use them to escape.
Shyamalan is enjoying a career resurgence of late, whilst Taylor-Joy continues to impress following her big screen debut in horror film The Witch, and was recently nominated as a contender for the the EE Rising Star award at the upcoming BAFTAs. The pair told us about working with McAvoy, and the process by which he transformed into a character with so many different personalities.
Here are Shyamalan’s thoughts on the the finale – and don’t worry, we avoid all spoilers in our chat.
Split is released nationwide on January 20.