If you’re a fan of of spoiled rich kids getting their comeuppance or secret societies gone out of control, then you’ll love this first trailer for The Riot Club. Directed by Lone Scherfig (An Education) from screenwriter Laura Wade’s adaptation of her critically-acclaimed play, ‘Posh’, the film follows two Oxford University freshmen who attempt to work their way into the infamous and highly selective Riot Club. Much like the similarly themed Skulls and Cruel Intentions, all manner of terrible things then happen to everyone involved.
Steve recently sat down with star Sam Claflin to talk about his upcoming films, which include The Riot Club, so see what he had to say here. The film also stars Max Irons, Douglas Booth, Natalie Dormer, Jessica Brown Findlay, and Holliday Grainger, and opens in the UK on September 19th. Hit the jump to watch the first The Riot Club trailer.
Check out the first The Riot Club trailer and poster below:
Set amongst the privileged elite of Oxford University, THE RIOT CLUB follows Miles (Max Irons) and Alistair (Sam Claflin), two first year students determined to join the infamous Riot Club, where reputations can be made or destroyed over the course of a single evening.