Elisabeth Moss becomes famed horror writer Shirley Jackson in the first trailer for Shirley.
Here’s the official synopsis reads: Fred (Logan Lerman) and Rose (Odessa Young) move to a small Vermont college town in pursuit of a job for Fred as an assistant professor of literature.
The young couple receives an offer for free room and board from professor Stanley Hyman (Michael Stuhlbarg), as long as Rose agrees to spend time cleaning up the home and looking after his wife, acclaimed horror author Shirley Jackson.
At first Fred and Rose detest the rocky household of the eccentric couple, but they eventually establish deep bonds with their counterparts, which will test the limits of their young love.”
Based on the novel by Susan Scarf Merrell, Shirley will be out on June 5 on VOD.
The movie was first screened at the 2020 Sundance Film Festival.