‘As I Lay Dying’ Trailer Released


By Maryann Yin Comment

An official trailer has been released for James Franco’s As I Lay Dying film adaptation. We’ve embedded the trailer above–what do you think?

According to Deadline, the story follows “a Mississippi family that sets out to fulfill their matriarch’s final wish.” The movie will screen at the Cannes Film Festival.

Franco directed, acted, and co-wrote the script based on William Faulkner‘s celebrated novel. In an interview with Entertainment Weekly, Franco said he hopes to “be loyal to the book.”