Fanning and Kidman Join the Punk Scene in New ‘How to Talk to Girls at Parties’ Trailer

A24’s Sci-Fi Rom-Com

A24 has released the new trailer and poster for John Cameron Mitchell’s adaptation of Neil Gaiman’s short story How to Talk to Girls at Parties.

Elle Fanning, Alex Sharp, Nicole Kidman, and Ruth Wilson star in the film which debuted at Cannes last year to so-so reviews. Set in 1977, the movie pairs a trio of young, English punks with a bevy of extraterrestrial creatures.

Check out the full trailer and the film’s poster below.

A24’s Sci-Fi Rom-Com

The sci-fi rom-com hits U.S. theaters this summer.

A24’s Sci-Fi Rom-Com

From the raucous dual imaginations of fantasy laureate Neil Gaiman (“American Gods,” Coraline) and glam-rock multi-hyphenate John Cameron Mitchell (Hedwig and the Angry Inch, Shortbus) comes the electrifying and singular pop extravaganza film, How to Talk to Girls at Parties. Enn (Alex Sharp) is a shy suburban London teenager in 1977, sneaking out with his best friends to after-hours punk parties. One night they stumble upon a bizarre gathering of sexy teenagers who seem like they are from another planet. In fact, they are from another planet, visiting Earth to complete a mysterious rite of passage. That doesn’t stop Enn from falling madly in love with Zan (Elle Fanning), a beautiful and rebellious alien teenager who, despite her allegiance to her strange colony, is fascinated by Enn. Together they embark on a delirious adventure through the kinetic punk rock world of 1970s London, inadvertently setting off a series of events that will lead to the ultimate showdown of punks vs. aliens, and test the limits of how far each of them will go for true love.