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First Trailer for ‘Spoiler Alert’ Spoils That The Protagonist Will Die

4183_D010_00373_R Ben Aldridge stars as Kit Cowan and Jim Parsons as Michael Ausiello in director Michael Showalter’s SPOILER ALERT: The Hero Dies, a Focus Features release. Credit: Linda Källérus / © 2022 FOCUS FEATURES LLC.

The first trailer for Spoiler Alert has been released online. Directed by Michael Showalter, written by David Marshall Grant and Dan Savage, and based on the book Spoiler Alert: The Hero Dies by Michael Ausiello, the movie will star Jim Parsons, Ben Aldridge, Sally Field, and Bill Irwin.

Its plot synopsis reads “Based on Michael Ausiello’s best-selling memoir “Spoiler Alert: The Hero Dies,” the film is a heartwarming, funny and life-affirming story of how Michael and Kit’s relationship is transformed and deepened when one of them falls ill.”

You can watch the full trailer below and see the movie in select theatres on December 2nd:


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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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