In any case, the film is titled SPRING BREAKERS and stars James Franco as some lowlife criminal type who lures
From visionary provocateur Harmony Korine comes a bold new vision of the seasonal American ritual known as spring break — the bacchanalia of bikinis, beach parties and beer bongs that draws hordes of college students to the Florida coast and elsewhere each year.
Brit (Ashley Benson), Faith (Selena Gomez), Candy (Vanessa Hudgens) and Cotty (Rachel Korine) are best friends anxious to cut loose on their own spring break adventure, but they lack sufficient funds. After holding up a restaurant for quick cash, the girls head to the shore for what they discover is the party of a lifetime. They’re thrown in jail — and quickly bailed out by Alien (James Franco), a local rapper, drug pusher and arms dealer who lures them into a criminal underbelly that’s as lurid as it is liberating for a close-knit gang of girlfriends who are still figuring out their path.
In the tradition of the landmark indies KIDS and GUMMO, Harmony Korine unleashes a ferocious, feverish and furiously alive youthquake examining the sights, sounds and sensory overload of a new generation of restless youth. Featuring a stellar ensemble cast, hypnotic visuals by the cinematographer Benoît Debie (ENTER THE VOID, IRREVERSIBLE, THE RUNAWAYS) and a hallucinatory musical score by Cliff Martinez (DRIVE) and Skrillex, SPRING BREAKERS is an electrifying pop poem to girls gone wild from the enfant terrible of teenage kicks.
I don't know about you, but my eyes widened at the sight of Martinez's name, after falling in love with his nostalgic Drive soundtrack in 2011. And the fact that Korine and his movie Kids is mentioned here also piques my interest (and may indicate that there may be more to this movie than the trailer shows). James Franco used to do good work, so I can only
SPRING BREAKERS will be released exclusively in New York and Los Angeles one week early on March 15. It will expand nationwide on March 22. Check out the new trailer below: