The trailer hit the Internet Friday, featuring Pitt as a husband and father of two, the Los Angeles Times reported.
The family is stuck in gridlock traffic in a major city as explosions begin, and helicopters and police swarm the stopped vehicles.
Mireille Enos of AMC's "The Killing" stars as Pitt's wife.
Pitt's most recent projects include a Chanel No. 5 commercial and the release of a furniture collection made with designer Frank Pollaro, the Times said.