A24 have unveiled the first trailer and promotional poster for Jonah Hill’s directorial debut Mid90s.
The film, additionally written by The Wolf of Wall Street actor, follows Stevie (Sunny Suljic) a thirteen-year-old growing up in LA in the Nineties. The teen, who is trying to escape from a difficult home life with his abusive brother (Lucas Hedges), finds a safe haven with a group of skateboarders where he inhabits a new life of facing the dangers that occur on the streets.
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Last July it was announced that Katherine Waterston (Fantastic Beasts, Alien: Covenant) had replaced Michelle Williams (Manchester by the Sea, The Greatest Showman) as the female lead in the upcoming drama. Waterson will portray Stevie’s struggling co-dependent single mother, who is forced to watch her son learn life lessons about drugs, class and abusive relationships.
Mid90s also stars Jerrod Carmichael, Kasey Elise, Na-Kel Smith, Olan Prenatt and Alexa Demie.
The film is currently scheduled to hit theatres on October 19 in the US.