Here’s the very first teaser for yet another entry into the Beat Generation era, Kill Your Darlings
, starring Daniel Radcliffe
as Allen Ginsberg, Jack Huston
as Jack Kerouac, Dane DeHaan
as Lucien Carr and Ben Foster
as William Burroughs.
After premiering in Sundance earlier this year, John Krokidas
‘ beat poet period drama will be playing both the Toronto Film Festival and the Venice Film Festival’s independent Venice Days section.
The short preview offers a mature performance from Radcliffe who teams up with one of Hollywood’s most promising young actors, DeHaan in Krokidas’ feature directing debut.
The screenplay was co-written by Krokidas, a Yale and NYU film school graduate and Austin Bunn.
The film also stars Elizabeth Olsen
as Edie Parker, Michael C. Hall
as David Kammerer, Jennifer Jason Leigh
as Naomi Ginsberg and Kyra Sedgwick
as Marian Carr.
Acquired by Sony Pictures Classics, Kill Your Darlings
has already set a October 18th, 2013 limited release.
Check out the first teaser and stay tuned for a full trailer.
In this dynamic portrait of the early days of the Beat Generation, a young Allen Ginsberg (Daniel Radcliffe) and William S. Burroughs (Ben Foster) become embroiled in the notorious 1944 murder of Burroughs’ childhood friend David Kammerer by the object of his affection, the Rimbaudian Beat muse Lucien Carr.