Netflix has released a trailer for their upcoming series THE END OF THE FUCKING WORLD, and no it’s not actually about the destruction of Earth as we know it. The series is a dark romantic- comedy centered on two highschoolers played by Alex Lawther (The Imitation Game) and Jessica Barden (Hannah). Lawther stars as James, who deems himself psychotic and is on the prowl for his first murder victim, who he believes he finds in Alyssa, played by Barden.
The series is based on the award-winning graphic novel of the same name by Charles Forsman, which will contain eight 30-minute episodes. The End of the Fucking World will be available for streaming January 5, check out the trailer below.
Here’s the synopsis for The End of the Fucking World:
Based on the award-winning series of comic books by Charles Forsman, THE END OF THE F***ING WORLD invites viewers into the dark and confusing lives of teen outsiders James (Alex Lawther – Black Mirror, The Imitation Game) and Alyssa (Jessica Barden – The Lobster, Ellen, Penny Dreadful) as they embark on a road trip to find Alyssa’s father, who left home when she was a child.
April Dawn | Editorial Intern