Hulu debuts first teaser & premiere for Justin Simien’s Bad Hair
It’s been six years since Justin Simien broke out with his feature directorial debut Dear White People and now Hulu has unveiled the first teaser and October premiere date for his second feature effort, the horror satire Bad Hair. The teaser can be viewed in the player below!
In this horror satire set in 1989, the film follows an ambitious young woman (Elle Lorraine) who gets a weave in order to succeed in the image-obsessed world of music television. However, her flourishing career comes at a great cost when she realizes that her new hair may have a mind of its own.
The ensemble cast for the film includes Elle Lorraine (Insecure), Vanessa Williams (T.O.T.S.), Lena Waithe (Westworld), Laverne Cox (Charlie’s Angels), Jay Pharoah (Unsane), Kelly Rowland (A Black Lady Sketch Show), Blair Underwood (When They See Us), James Van Der Beek (Pose) and Usher Raymond (Hustlers).
Bad Hair is written and directed by Simien, who also serves as a producer alongside Julia Lebedev, Angel Lopez, and Eddie Vaisman. Executive Producers include Leonid Lebedev, Oren Moverman, and Alex G. Scott. The film is produced by Sight Unseen in association with Culture Machi
The horror satire is set to premiere on Hulu on Friday, October 23!