‘Bad Hair’ Teaser: A Killer Weave Haunts Justin Simien’s Retro Horror Satire

‘Bad Hair’ Teaser: A Killer Weave Haunts Justin Simien’s Retro Horror Satire
As if life outside your body wasn’t already scary enough, what if your hair could actually turn on you? That’s the central premise of Justin Simien’s Sundance sensation “Bad Hair,” a throwback horror-satire about a killer weave, and inspired by horror classics of the 1970s and ’80s. Ahead of the film’s Hulu premiere on October 23, the cool and creepy first teaser has arrived. Watch below.

Written and directed by “Dear White People” filmmaker Simien, this 1989-set thriller stars breakout Elle Lorraine as the survivor of a scalp burn from a perm gone wrong. To impress her dreadlocked boss at a music-video TV show, she’s asked to get a weave — but the weave comes with a mind of its own. The movie also stars Vanessa Williams, Lena Waithe, Laverne Cox, Jay Pharoah, Kelly Rowland, Blair Underwood, James Van Der Beek, and Usher Raymond.

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