Trailer for thriller Becky showcases an evil, bearded Kevin James!

Last Updated on August 5, 2021

As reported a little over a week ago, Kevin James will be playing the sadistic villain in a rare dramatic turn for the actor in the upcoming horror thriller BECKY, which was an Official Selection at this year's Tribeca Film Festival, and is about

Spunky and rebellious, Becky (Lulu Wilson) is brought to a weekend getaway at a lake house by her father Jeff (Joel McHale) in an effort to try to reconnect after her mother’s death. The trip immediately takes a turn for the worse when a group of convicts on the run, led by the merciless Dominick (Kevin James), suddenly invade the lake house.

And here's what director Cary Murnion said about the film, as well as casting the usually lovable and schlubby James against type:

BECKY is a twisted coming of age film, an ultra-violent HOME ALONE, featuring a 13-year-old girl channeling her teen angst to kick some serious ass as she engineers a brutal revenge against the neo-nazi prison escapees who killed her father and dog. It’s the kind of bloody escapist insanity we want to watch. Becky is ultimately confronted with a fork in the road at the climax. The unexpected decision she makes and the moral and ethical ambiguity it expresses is at the heart of what makes this film so unique.

We love challenging actors, and casting them in roles surprisingly different from anything they've done before in order to subvert the audiences’ expectations. We all know Kevin James as a lovable and hilarious comic lead in TV and film but no one has ever seen him like this before. As an intimidating, terrifying, neo-Nazi-convict-cult-leader, Kevin's performance will shock you with not only his character's unhinged convictions but also with his horrifying and depraved actions. He brings an intensity and physicality to the role that you have to see to believe, especially in contrast to all of his previous work.

Meanwhile, BECKY, also starring Amanda Brugel and Robert Maillet, will be coming to digital and On Demand June 5th.

So what do you guys think? Down for an R-Rated HOME ALONE? And is Kevin James scary, or what? Either way, sound off below!

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