Zola’s first trailer is as over-the-top as the Twitter thread it’s based on
Social media has produced loads of tales which have a hoop of fact however are full of ridiculous twists that appear method too good to be true. Thus it was with #TheStory, a 148-part Twitter thread by Aziah “Zola” Wells King — besides her thread turned out to be a comparatively true recounting of two ladies on a nightmare Florida highway journey. Final yr at the Sundance Movie Competition, director Janicza Bravo turned that thread into a movie that dramatizes the story with out shedding Zola’s sardonic appeal.
A24 is now releasing Zola in theaters this summer time, and the first trailer was launched on-line in the present day. It’s a reasonably good encapsulation of the film, starring Taylour Paige as the semi-fictionalized A’Ziah King and Riley Keough as her risky frenemy Stefani, who drags Zola right into a trafficking underworld after inviting her on a spontaneous strip membership tour. Additionally, don’t miss Succession’s Nicholas Braun — who performs Stefani’s hapless boyfriend — bragging about “schmoney.”
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