Perez Hilton in the Year’s Worst Trailer

Even though French filmmaker Christophe Lenoir‘s A * Is Killed is aiming for factually inspired thriller territory, the English language trailer recently posted to YouTube in no way makes that clear. From the bizarre, Perez Hilton talking-head cameo opener to a pair of hilariously phony TV newscasters, it’s got early commenters emphatically asking WTF?

Indian actor Himesh Reshammiya plays a musician obsessed with the death of a Michael Jackson-like pop superstar. The Bollywood performer also supplied soundtrack music:

Make sure you stick around for a glimpse of the actor chyron-ed as “superstar’s manager Malcolm Morris.” This guy makes casting sense if you’re talking about a performer whose stardom was limited to, say, Sheffield, England.