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Focus Features – Thoroughbreds

Today Focus Features has released the first teaser trailer for their upcoming drama-thriller Thoroughbreds. This film features one of the final performances of the late Anton Yelchin.

Just looking over the trailer, there is a definite dry wit and dark humor that I think will draw audiences in. It’s also immensely fun to see Olivia Cooke play against type.

The official synopsis for the film is below:

Childhood friends Lily and Amanda reconnect in suburban Connecticut after years of growing apart. Lily has turned into a polished, upper-class teenager, with a fancy boarding school on her transcript and a coveted internship on her resume; Amanda has developed a sharp wit and her own particular attitude, but all in the process of becoming a social outcast. Though they initially seem completely at odds, the pair bond over Lily’s contempt for her oppressive stepfather, Mark, and as their friendship grows, they begin to bring out one another’s most destructive tendencies. Their ambitions lead them to hire a local hustler, Tim, and take matters into their own hands to set their lives straight.

via Focus Features

Thoroughbreds stars Olivia Cooke as Amanda, Anya Taylor-Joy as Lily, and the late Anton Yelchin as Tim.

The film is set to be released on March 9, 2018. Make sure you check out the trailer below and let us know your thoughts.

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Sarah Musnicky

Sarah is a freelance writer and self-described workaholic. She loves fantasy and sci fi and will admit having dual loyalties between Star Trek and Star Wars as well as Marvel and DC. When she's not being socially awkward, she is in a corner obsessing over dragons, cute things, and a need to master all languages on the planet. She would like to be a professional blanket burrito when she reaches the peak of maturation.

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