‘Blink Twice’ Trailer: Channing Tatum Plays a Mogul Luring Women to His Private Island in Zoë Kravitz’s Twisted Directorial Debut

Amazon MGM Studios has unveiled the first trailer for Zoë Kravitz’s twisted directorial debut “Blink Twice.”

Originally titled “Pussy Island,” the movie follows Frida (Naomi Ackie) and Jess (Alia Shawkat) as they are charmed by tech billionaire Slater King (Channing Tatum) and lured to his private island for a weekend getaway. What starts as a steamy vacation soon devolves into a reality-bending nightmare that the women soon learn they must escape if they want to live.

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“So do you think the human sacrifice is before or after dinner?” Jess asks Frida in jest, before things get truly scary.

Other cast members include Kyle MacLachlan, Haley Joel Osment, Adria Arjona, Geena Davis, Simon Rex, Christian Slater and Liz Caribel. Producers include Kravitz, Bruce Cohen, Garret Levitz and Tiffany Persons with Jordan Harkins and Stacy Perskie serving as executive producers.

Amazon MGM has been off to a strong start with theatrical releases in 2024, with its breakout hit “The Beekeeper” staring Jason Statham grossing just over $150 million worldwide. Upcoming releases from the studio include Zendaya’s sports romance drama “Challengers” and the Aubrey Plaza-led comedy “My Old Ass,” which was produced by Margot Robbie’s LuckyChap Entertainment.

Last year saw two big releases from Amazon MGM. “Saltburn,” staring Barry Keoghan and Jacob Elordi, went viral with its stunning visuals and stomach-twisting scenes. Cord Jefferson’s “American Fiction,” about a author frustrated with Black stereotypes depicted by his colleagues, received both commercial and critical acclaim. The film would go on to be nominated at the Academy Awards for best picture, actor, supporting actor and original score. It won the prize for original screenplay.

“Blink Twice” is set to hit theaters Aug. 23. Watch the trailer below.

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