A Murder Plot and a Pair of Great Actors Headline Focus Features ‘Throughbreds’ Trailer

Anya Taylor-Joy was a broke into the horror scene in THE WITCH and later in SPLIT. While Olivia Cooke took on a standout role in A&E’s BATES MOTEL. The two team up for a demented thriller that revolves around a plot to kill their stepfather. We also see Anton Yelchin in one of final roles before his untimely death. THOROUGHBREDS has had rave reviews during its multiple festival runs. Focus Features will finally release THOROUGHBREDS in theaters on March 9, 2018!

Childhood friends Lily and Amanda reconnect in suburban Connecticut after years of growing apart. Lily has turned into a polished, upper-class teenager, with a fancy boarding school on her transcript and a coveted internship on her resume; Amanda has developed a sharp wit and her own particular attitude, but all in the process of becoming a social outcast.

Though they initially seem completely at odds, the pair bond over Lily’s contempt for her oppressive stepfather, Mark, and as their friendship grows, they begin to bring out one anothers most destructive tendencies. Their ambitions lead them to hire a local hustler, Tim, and take matters into their own hands to set their lives straight.