First 'Seriously Red' Trailer Reveals Weird World of Celebrity Impersonators
The film stars Rose Byrne as Elvis and Krue Boylan as Dolly Parton.
Lionsgate has released a new trailer for Seriously Red, an upcoming drama-comedy about the strange world of celebrity impersonators. The movie stars Krew Boylan (The Originals, Wild Boys) as Red, a woman who dreams of becoming the greatest Dolly Parton impersonator of all time.
The trailer introduces us to Red, a bumbling real estate agent who is so obsessed with Dolly Parton that she likes to dress up as the famous singer from time to time. Unfortunately, Red's hobby makes her a target for corporate bullies, and at some point, things get so serious that she loses her job. Fate seems to have a plan for Red, though, as she soon discovers that people are making money by impersonating their favorite celebrities. So Rhett embarks on a journey to stardom, turning her passion for Dolly Parton into a ticket to a better life.
However, as the trailer reveals, the spotlight isn't always kind to newcomers. The more Red climbs the ladder of success, the more pressure is on her shoulders. Red has made it her life's goal to pretend to be someone else, and thus risk losing her own identity. with a wig and some makeup, Red's distance from her true self is a self-destructive process that may not lead to a happy ending.
The trailer also teases Seriously Red's musical wonder, as the film features many of Parton's hits. While the film is a story about finding identity, the trailer promises Seriously Red will take us on a fun journey filled with glamor and dancing.
Who’s Involved with Seriously Red?
Seriously Red also stars Rose Byrne, Bobby Cannavale and Daniel Webb as Elvis impersonators. The film is directed by Australian filmmaker Gracio Otto from a screenplay written by Boylan with full support from Parton.
Seriously Red will be available in theaters and on Prime Video on February 10. Check out the new trailer and synopsis for the film below.
Red (Krew Boylan) lost her job as a real estate agent, but there’s something no one can take away from her: her dream of becoming the world’s greatest Dolly Parton impersonator! After her act attracts the attentions of an amorous Elvis impersonator (Rose Byrne) and a powerful booking agent (Bobby Cannavale), Red is catapulted into the top tier of copycat acts, becoming the onstage and romantic partner of the top Kenny Rogers impersonator. But when Red’s life as an imitator starts to feel false, she discovers true happiness comes when you’re being the best version of yourself.