Daniel Radcliffe stars in first trailer for Kill Your Darlings: watch now

The first trailer has arrived online for Kill Your Darlings , in which Daniel Radcliffe and Dane DeHaan star as key figures from the Beat movement, Allen Ginsberg and Lucien Carr.

The film follows the first meeting between the two and their burgeoning friendship with fellow free spirits Jack Kerouac and William S. Burroughs. However, things take a turn for the dark when a professor / lover of Carr's winds up dead.

The new trailer rattles along at a fair old pace and alternates nicely between introducing its historically recognisable characters and establishing the darker, thriller element of the plot.

Take a look, below…

One thing to note, aside from what looks to be a masterful performance from DeHaan, is that Radcliffe's American accent sounds to be note perfect.The role that finally divorces him from Harry Potter? It just might be…

Directed by John Krokidas and co-starring Jack Huston, Ben Foster and Elizabeth Olsen, Kill Your Darlings will open in the UK on 8 November 2013.


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