The trailer for B.J. Novak’s Vengeance has been released and it features Issa Rae, Ashton Kutcher and others.

The film is the Centerpiece Gala Selection for Tribeca Festival and will debut at the fest on June 12 before it hits theaters on June 29 via Focus Features.

Here is the logline: 

VENGEANCE, the directorial debut from writer and star B.J. Novak (“The Office”), is a darkly comic thriller about Ben Manalowitz, a journalist and podcaster who travels from New York City to West Texas to investigate the death of a girl he was hooking up with. 

Written and directed by Novak, the film features an ensemble cast consisting of Novak along with Issa Rae, Ashton Kutcher, Boyd Holbrook, J. Smith-Cameron and Dove Cameron.

The film is produced by Jason Blum, Adam Hendricks and Greg Gilreath.



“I am overwhelmed with happiness that Vengeance will premiere as the centerpiece film of the Tribeca Festival, which has supported so many of my favorite artists over the years,” said B.J. Novak in a previous statement in regards to being selected by the Tribeca Festival. 

Festival Director and VP of Programming Cara Cusumano on Novak and selecting the film: “B.J. Novak has already established himself as one of the most talented actors and writers in film and entertainment, so it’s no surprise to see him now take on the role of feature film director. The Tribeca Festival is honored to host the world premiere of this comic thriller as our Centerpiece Gala selection”

Watch the trailer below: