‘Antebellum’ Trailer: Janelle Monáe Experiences Time-Jumping Horror

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The official trailer has dropped for Antebellum, an upcoming horror-drama that has Janelle Monáe time travelling, without wanting to, to save the world, or something. Yeah, they’ve been keeping plot details firmly under wraps with this film, which makes it all the more intriguing. From the glimpses offered in the 40-second trailer below… we’re so in.

This is the feature debut for directors/writers Gerard Bush and Christopher Renz, successful creatives with advertising, directing national campaigns for the likes of Harry Winston, Vogue and Porsche among others, plus short films and music videos.

Antebellum, also starring Eric Lange, Jena Malone, Jack Huston, Kiersey Clemons, and Gabourey Sidibe, opens in Australia on April 21 and hits the U.S. on April 24.

Successful author Veronica Henley (Janelle Monáe) finds herself trapped in a horrifying reality and must uncover the mind-bending mystery before it’s too late. ANTEBELLUM is a terrifying new thriller from the producer of the acclaimed films GET OUT and US, and groundbreaking directors Gerard Bush and Christoper Renz (Bush+Renz) – an exciting new voice in filmmaking.

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Guillermo, Founder and Manager of Screen Realm, lives and breathes all things screen and pop culture. He has over eight years' experience in the media landscape in a career that has encompassed television, radio, and the online space. When he's not working hard on Screen Realm, you can find him at a local Sydney cinema or catching up on his ever-growing list of must-watch TV shows.