Exclusive The Columnist trailer with Katja Herbers from Evil

ComingSoon.net debuts the exclusive trailer for comedy horror The columnistwith Katja Herbers (Evil, Westworld) as a successful journalist who has been pushed to her limits by online trolls and who finds a damn good way to break free from writer’s block. The film was written by Daan Windhorst and directed by Ivo van Aart. The columnist will be released in virtual theaters, on VOD and on digital by Film Movement on May 7, 2021. You can now watch the trailer in the player below!

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In this darkly hilarious horror film, Femke Boot (Herbers) is a columnist and writer who suffers from endless abusive posts and death threats on social media. Femke is obsessed with this hateful news and spends every moment checking her twitter feed. This obsession devours her life and her work suffers because she fails to write her columns and novel. One day all of their pent-up anger and frustration explodes in a moment of shocking and unexpected violence.

This brutal and bloody act inspired Femke to write again. However, the blockade of her writer is returning and with it her reliance on social media. Femke secretly believes that there is only one solution to her ever-growing frustration. She gives in to her murderous rage and alternates killing and mutilating her social media tormentors with writing her debut novel.

But how long can she continue this double life? Can she hide her nightly murders from her teenage daughter and new boyfriend, horror writer Steven Dood? And is it really the best solution to fight hate with hate?

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The columnist Genio de Groot, Rein Hofman, Bram van der Kelen, Achraf Koutet and Claire Porro also star. Sabine Brian, Wynand Chocolaad, Ronald Versteeg and Kaja Wolffers produced.

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