Today we have the global debut of the first trailer for Gunpowder & Sky’s Tragedy Girls. The film attempts to jump on the social media rage with satire about social media stardom. Some say it’s like a modern-day Clueless (if Cher and Tai murdered people).
Tragedy Girls stars Brianna Hildebrand (Deadpool) and Alexandra Shipp (X-Men: Apocalypse) as the titular social psychopaths, with Josh Hutcherson (The Hunger Games) and Craig Robinson (This Is The End), who is also a producer on the film.
The film opens on October 20, 2017.
Horror Freak News reviewed the film at Fantasia Film Festival and rated it average with the bottom line of the film being “Tragedy Girls is a black comedy with some gruesome practical FX, gallows humor, and skewering social commentary. It’s both a product and a condemnation of the Internet Generation while speaking to the hero worship of “celebrity” serial killers. The film is easy on the eyes and the brain and could make for a fun, multi-generational group-watching experience. Plenty of fun here, but not much depth; “horror bubble gum” at its finest.”
Best friends Sadie and McKayla are on a mission to boost their social media fandom as amateur crime reporters hot on the trail of a deranged local serial killer. After they manage to capture the killer and secretly hold him, hostage, they realize the best way to up get scoops on future victims would be to, you know, murder people themselves. As the @TragedyGirls become an overnight sensation and panic grips their small town, can their friendship survive the strain of national stardom? Will they get caught? Will their accounts get verified?