Sunday, August 4, 2013

Teaser Promo for KILL YOUR DARLINGS Starring Daniel Radcliffe

Still of Daniel Radcliffe in Kill Your Darlings

A first promo teaser has been released for director John Krokidas' "Kill Your Darlings". It's a 30 second clip and actually feels more like the teaser's teaser, but it gets the message across well enough for a first look at the film, which was a hit at Sundance this year. Daniel Radcliffe stars as Allen Ginsberg. The film focuses on the origins of the Beat movement and the friendship between Ginsberg, Jack Kerouac (Jack Huston), William S. Burroughs (Ben Foster) and Lucien Carr (Dane DeHaan). The impressive cast also includes Michael C. Hall, Elizabeth Olsen, David Cross, Jennifer Jason Leigh and Kyra Sedgwick. "Kill Your Darlings" opens on October 18, 2013.

Watch the promo after the jump.

Official Synopsis

"Daniel Radcliffe stars as Beat Generation icon Allen Ginsberg in this biopic set during the famed poet's early years at Columbia University, and centering on a murder investigation involving Ginsberg, his handsome classmate Lucien Carr, and fellow Beat author William Burroughs. The year is 1944. Ginsberg (Radcliffe) is a young student at Columbia University when he falls hopelessly under the spell of charismatic classmate Carr (Dane DeHaan). Alongside Carr, Ginsberg manages to strike up friendships with aspiring writers William Burroughs (Ben Foster) and Jack Kerouac (Jack Huston) that would cast conformity to the wind, and serve as the foundation of the Beat movement. Meanwhile, an older outsider named David Krammerer falls deeply and madly in love with the impossibly cool Carr. Later, when Krammerer dies under mysterious circumstances, police arrest Kerouac, Burroughs, and Carr as potential suspects, paving the way for an investigation that would have a major impact on the lives of the three emerging artists. Jennifer Jason Leigh, Kyra Sedgwick, David Cross, and Michael C. Hall co-star."


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