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Bill Skarsgård Goes Completely Feral In Boy Kills World Red Band Trailer

Skarsgård and H. Jon Benjamin are the body and mind of a deaf-mute man out for revenge.


Fans got their first taste of German director Moritz Mohr's ultraviolent Boy Kills World back in January. Now, Lionsgate has dropped an even bloodier red band trailer ahead of its release later this month. The film premiered at TIFF last September to killer reviews with Skarsgård as Boy, a deaf-mute man whose inner voice is narrated by a video game character he grew up with (H. Jon Benjamin).

Boy avows revenge after his family is murdered by the mad matriarch Hilda Van Der Koy (Famke Janssen), whose act of violence and cruelty was the cause of his disabilities. Boy trains with a mysterious shaman (The Raid's Yayan Ruhian) to become the ultimate weapon as he prepares to take down Van Der Koy's dynasty. Check out the absolutely wild bloodbath below.

The film is Mohr's feature directorial debut, from a screenplay by Tyler Burton Smith and Arend Remmers, with the story by Remmers and Mohr. Mohr got the attention of Sam Raimi and Roy Lee after presenting a short pre-vis reel. Raimi and Lee later joined up as executive producers through their respective companies.

Along with Skarsgård and Janssen, the film stars Jessica Rothe (Happy Death Day), Michelle Dockery (Downton Abbey), Sharlto Copley (District 9), Brett Gelman (Stranger Things), Isaiah Mustafa (It Chapter 2), and Andrew Koji (Bullet Train).

Boy Kills World opens nationwide on April 26.

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