Keke Palmer is out for revenge within the new “Alice” trailer. Impressed by true occasions, the upcoming thriller — written and directed by Krystin Ver Linden — tells the story of Alice (Palmer), a lady enslaved on a 19th-century plantation in Georgia. After an try to flee sends her working into the woods, Alice finds herself on a freeway face-to-face with a semi truck. Within the trailer, the truck driver, a political activist named Frank (Frequent), drives her into city and turns her world the wrong way up when he informs her that it is 1973.
“I am not scared and that ought to scare you.”
Over time, Frank helps combine her again into society — displaying her the work of fellow Black activists and icons like Pam Grier in “Cunning Brown” — and watches as Alice grapples with the realities of residing within the post-Civil Rights era American South. “I do know precisely who I’m and the place I got here from,” Alice tells Frank. “Who’re you, then?” he asks. Alice responds, “I am free.”
Later, in Frank’s kitchen, Alice picks up the rotary cellphone and calls her former proprietor, Paul Bennet (Jonny Lee Miller), telling him she’s prepared for revenge. “You watched us get tormented. Now it is my flip,” Alice says, earlier than the scene cuts to her holding a gun to Bennet’s face on the plantation. “I am not scared, and that ought to scare you.”
“Alice,” which initially premiered on the Sundance Film Festival on Jan. 23, is schedule for launch on March 18 and also will star “Gray’s Anatomy”‘s Gaius Charles and “I Care a Lot”‘s Alicia Witt. Watch the total “Alice” trailer right here.