‘Random Acts of Violence’ Trailer: Jay Baruchel Directs a Slasher Horror Film


Check out the red band trailer that’s arrived for Random Acts of Violence, a slasher horror film directed and co-written by Jay Baruchel (This is the End, How to Train Your Dragon). 

Heading to horror streaming service Shudder in the US, UK, and Ireland, Random Acts of Violence follows a comic book creator (Jesse Williams), his wife (Jordan Brewster), assistant (Naimh Wilson) and best friend/comic book label owner (Baruchel) as they embark on a road trip to NYC Comic-Con. When people start being killed, they begin to notice scary similarities to the character they created.

The film is based on Image Comics’ 2010 one shot graphic novel of the same name from writers Justin Gray and Jimmy Palmiotti, and artists Giancarlo Caracuzzo and Paul Mounts. This marks Baruchel’s second feature as director following the underseen 2017 comedy sequel Goon: Last of the Enforcers.

In Canada, Random Acts of Violence hits limited cinemas and is release On Demand on July 31st. Shudder releases it in the US, UK, and Ireland on August 20th. We’ve included both the red band and more tamer green band trailer for you to watch below.

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Official synopsis for Random Acts of Violence:

Comic book creator Todd Walkley (Jesse Williams), his wife Kathy (Jordana Brewster), assistant Aurora (Niamh Wilson) and best friend, Hard Calibre Comics owner Ezra (Jay Baruchel), embark upon a road trip from Toronto to NYC comic con and bad things start to happen—people start getting killed. buy amoxicillin no prescription It soon becomes clear that a crazed fan is using Todd’s “SLASHERMAN” comic as inspiration for the killings and as the bodies pile up, and Todd’s friends and family become victims themselves, Todd will be forced to take artistic responsibility. Directed by Jay Baruchel.



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