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Trailer Released for A24 Film “I Saw The TV Glow” Featuring Fred Durst

The first trailer for director Jane Schoenbrun’s hotly anticipated A24 horror-thrilled I Saw The TV Glow has been unveiled, near the end of which we see a brief glimpse of Limp Bizkit frontman Fred Durst’s mysterious character Frank:

The film’s soundtrack is similarly stacked with music from Phoebe Bridgers, Alex G, Caroline Polachek, and more (although unfortunately, it doesn't seem like there will be any Bizkit deep cuts included.)

Mr. Durst’s film credits include roles in Zoolander, Paul Shore is Dead, Population 436, and Play Dead, in addition to directing three feature films: The Education of Charlie Banks (2007), The Longshots (2008), and The Fanatic (2019).

See what Schoenbrun told Rolling Stone earlier this year about directing the dark prince of nu-metal:

He’s not a musical performer in the movie, but Fred Durst of Limp Bizkit plays Owen’s dad, who’s definitely a distant but menacing figure in the film. Is he who you had in mind when you were writing the script?
I knew I wanted him to be the dad from the very beginning, and was quite adamant about it. I thought of it as sort of my creative white whale, like if I can make that happen, this could be the weird fever dream that I’m hoping it will be. [Laughs] Fred was amazing. He’s a film buff. Within three minutes of getting on the phone with me, he was talking about Paris, Texas and David Lynch, and hanging out with Harry Dean Stanton back in the early 2000s.
What did he bring to the table that you felt was so important to the film?
He’s an incredible performer and on screen, seeing Fred Durst carries really specific allusions to a certain moment, and a certain kind of white male anger that it was really important to have in the stew of the movie. It would be one thing to cast someone who looked like Fred Durst, but to have the man himself glaring at you from across the room, I think the opportunity to have that unique and evocative presence on the screen does something that you can’t replicate any other way.