It premiered at Sundance, where it impressed 'Avengers: Infinity War' directors Anthony and Joe Russo so much that they decided to team up with Neon to acquire worldwide rights.
The satirical action movie shows what happens if all the toxicity of the online world was suddenly externalised. If the trolls had guns, essentially.
Appropriately set in the town of Salem, Massachusetts, it follows what happens when the entire community’s dirty photos and incriminating text messages are hacked and then uploaded to the internet.
If the trailer below is anything to go by, shit escalates. Fast.
'Assassination Nation' stars Odessa Young as high school senior Lily while Bella Thorne, Suki Waterhouse, Hari Nef, Abra, Colman Domingo, Bill Skarsgard, Joel McHale, Maude Apatow, and Anika Noni Rose fill out the impressive cast.
'Assassination Nation' arrives in Irish cinemas this autumn.