Netflix is out with the first trailer for its $30 million Toronto pickup Malcolm & Marie, starring Euphoria Emmy winner Zendaya and Tenet and BlacKKKlansman star John David Washington. Check it out above.
The romantic drama comes from writer-director Sam Levinson, who broke out with 2018’s Assassination Nation and went on to create the Zendaya-led HBO series Euphoria. Malcolm & Marie sees a filmmaker (Washington) and his girlfriend (Zendaya) return home following a celebratory movie premiere as he awaits what’s sure to be imminent critical and financial success. The evening suddenly takes a turn as revelations about their relationships begin to surface, testing the strength of their love.
Netflix ponied up $30 million for rights to the pic based on a promo shown at last year’s Toronto Film Festival.
Kevin Turen and Ashley Levinson produced the pic along with Levinson, Zendaya and David Washington. The executive producers are Will Greenfield, Aaron L. Gilbert, Yariv Milchan, Michael Schaefer and Scott Mescudi. Netflix begins streaming Malcolm & Marie on February 5.