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First Trailer and Poster for ‘Where the Crawdads Sing’ Releases (With a Song from Taylor Swift)

The first trailer for Where the Crawdads Sing has been released. The movie is based on the book of the same name written by Delia Owens, is directed by Olivia Newman with a script written by Lucy Alibar. It stars Daisy Edgar-Jones, Taylor John Smith, Harris Dickinson, David Strathairn, and Garret Dillahunt. The film also includes an original song by Taylor Swift.

Its plot synopsis reads “From the best-selling novel comes a captivating mystery. Where the Crawdads Sing tells the story of Kya, an abandoned girl who raised herself to adulthood in the dangerous marshlands of North Carolina. For years, rumors of the “Marsh Girl” haunted Barkley Cove, isolating the sharp and resilient Kya from her community. Drawn to two young men from town, Kya opens herself to a new and startling world; but when one of them is found dead, she is immediately cast by the community as the main suspect. As the case unfolds, the verdict as to what actually happened becomes increasingly unclear, threatening to reveal the many secrets that lay within the marsh.”

Additionally, a first poster was also released, which you can look below:

You can watch the full trailer below and see the movie in theatres on July 15:

Source: Sony


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1 year ago

Loved the book, can hardly wait for the movie

Joey Magidson
1 year ago
Reply to  Anonymous

Good to know.



Written by Maxance Vincent

Maxance Vincent is a freelance film and TV critic, and a recent graduate of a BFA in Film Studies at the Université de Montréal. He is currently finishing a specialization in Video Game Studies, focusing on the psychological effects regarding the critical discourse on violent video games.

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