Paladin and Great Point Media just released the official trailer for Krystal, a comedy/drama directed by William H. Macy (Shameless, The Layover). The two minute trailer reveals a teen falling in love with an older woman who’s way out of his league. The trailer describes his object of affection as a woman with “the power to stop hearts, inflame desires, and make a man do crazy things.”
Nick Robinson (Love, Simon, The Fifth Wave) stars as the man who believes he’s found his soulmate. Rosario Dawson (Sin City: A Dame to Kill For) plays the woman he can’t resist. The cast also includes Grant Gustin (The Flash), Tip “TI” Harris (Ant-Man), Jacob Latimore (The Chi), William H. Macy, Felicity Huffman (American Crime), William Fichtner (12 Strong), Rick Fox (Greenleaf), and Kathy Bates (American Horror Story).
Krystal was written by Will Adlis and produced by Rachel Winter and Dan Keston. Krystal will open in
The Plot: Krystal is an ensemble comedic drama about Taylor Ogburn, a young sheltered man from the South with a strange heart condition. Because of his ailment, he can’t go to college – let alone drink or do drugs or experience life in any real way. Upon meeting the woman of his dreams – an ex-hooker-stripper-junkie-alcoholic with a sixteen year old son in a wheelchair – Taylor pretends to be in AA to try and woo her.
His fabulously talented family (who perhaps actually belong in AA) not surprisingly have a thing or two to say about Taylor falling for this beguiling and unpredictable woman. Past transgressions smash head on with young love, causing complications for everyone involved but In order to have even a hint of a chance to come out the other side, Taylor must face his own demons and learn what it means to live without fear and finally become a man.