The trailer for the new Peacock film They/Them has dropped and seems to provide a fresh spin on the “slasher horror” genre.
The synopsis as is follows: “Kevin Bacon plays Owen Whistler in this slasher horror film set at an LGBTQIA+ conversion camp. Several queer and trans campers join Whistler for a week of programming intended to “help them find a new sense of freedom”. As the camp’s methods become increasingly more psychologically unsettling, the campers must work together to protect themselves. When a mysterious killer starts claiming victims, things get even more dangerous.”
Aside from Bacon, They/Them also stars Anna Chlumsky (Inventing Anna, Veep), Theo Germaine (The Politician, Work In Progress), Carrie Preston (Claws, Dr. Death). Quei Tann (How to Get Away with Murder, Dear White People), Austin Crute (Booksmart, Daybreak), Monique Kim (High Expectasians, Looks That Kill), Anna Lore (All American, Doom Patrol), Cooper Koch (Less Than Zero, A New York Christmas Wedding), Darwin del Fabro (Dangerous Liaisons, Novo Mundo).
They/Them is written, directed and executive produced by John Logan, who is known for writing films such as Gladiator, Skyfall and The Aviator. This is his directorial debut. Bacon executive produces alongside Scott Turner Schofield, Howie Young and Jon Romano, while Jason Blum and Michael Aguilar also prroduce.
They/Them will be released on Friday, August 5, 2022. Watch the first trailer below: