On 29 July Vengeance has a name. Novak is known as one of the writers, executive producers, directors, and stars of NBC’s slam dunk sitcom, The Office, and is casting in a new film that is about murder and mayhem.
The trailer released also stars the talented cast likes of Issa Rae, Ashton Kutcher, Boyd Holbrook, J. Smith-Cameron, and Dove Cameron.
The newly released clip introduces viewers to a journalist and podcaster from New York City. Ben Manalowitz played by Novak travels to Texas to attend the funeral of a woman that he was hooking up with named Abilene.
Vengeance has a name, and it’s B.J. Novak
In the trailer initially thought to have died of a drug overdose, Ben is told that Abilene was murdered and immediately gets roped into a vengeance plan. Ben just going to go along with a guns-a-blazin’ high stakes search.
B.J. Novak served as a director for the flick, which he wrote. King of scares. Jason Blum is severed as a producer with Adam Hendricks and Greg Gilreath.
Novak does not completely abandon the comedic stories that he is known for. This feature is a darkly comic thriller that combines Novak’s wonderful silliness with a more chill-inducing subject matter.
There are crazy characters played by some of the best in the business that is paired with Novak’s flawless writing and ability to blend two genres. Vengeance is releasing in theaters on July 29.