First trailer for Criminal Minds and Westworld stars' new movie

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Photo credit: XYZ Films
Photo credit: XYZ Films

A trailer has been released for a film featuring stars from Criminal Minds and Westworld.

Matthew Gray Gubler, who played Dr. Spencer Reid on long-running CBS show Criminal Minds, will be starring alongside Westworld's Clementine Pennyfeather (Angela Sarafyan) in King Knight.

The movie follows Thorn (Gubler) and Willow (Sarafyan), the revered high priest and priestess of a coven of new age witches. They appear to have it all, but a secret from Thorn's past threatens to turn their lives upside down and sends them on a trippy, hilarious journey.

Photo credit: XYZ Films
Photo credit: XYZ Films

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The trailer starts with new-age music in the background as Willow says that they are "so lucky to have found each other". Before long, Thorn begins to narrate in saying: "My name is Thorn, and I'm a witch. This is my life partner Willow, and this is my coven. This was the calm before the storm."

It then shows Willow discovering, through a Google search, that Thorn is not who he says he is. When he was younger, he was the classic all-American kid, who became class president and prom king.

When Willow confronts him, she asks seriously: "Did. You. Play. Sports."

Thorn says he played lacrosse, leading to Willow screaming hysterically and dramatically.

Photo credit: XYZ Films
Photo credit: XYZ Films

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When the coven wants to banish him, Thorn attempts to confront his past and figure out who he really is through a spiritual drug-induced journey.

Though the start of the trailer and promotional photos are reminiscent of horror film Midsommar, the movie is undoubtedly a hilarious comedy about self-discovery and identity.

Andy Milonakis, Kat comer, Johnny Pemberto, Josh Fadem, Nelson Franklin, Emily Chang, Swati Kapila, Shane Brady, AnnaLynne McCord, Alice Glass, Ronnie Gene Blevins, Barbara Crampton and Ray Wise will be starring alongside Gubler and Sarafyan.

The movie will be released in selected theatres and on demand from February 17, 2022.

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