'Gossip Girl's' Blake Lively's 'Hick' Trailer Hits (Video)

1:32 PM PST 04/28/2012 by THR Staff

Chloe Moretz, Eddie Redmayne and Alec Baldwin also star in the teenage runaway drama.

The official trailer for Hick, starring Chloe Moretz as a 13-year-old runaway and Gossip Girl's Blake Lively as a woman who befriends her, has arrived days ahead of the film's VOD release on May 8.

Moretz, the breakout child actress from Kick-Ass and the soon-to-be-star of a Carrie remake, continues to dapple with dark material in Hick: she totes a gun; gets flirty with Eddie Redmayne, an older loner with a black cowboy hat; and gloms on to Lively's character, a big sister figure with a coke habit.

Derick Martini directed and wrote the screenplay, and Alec Baldwin and Juliette Lewis make cameos. The film premiered at the Toronto Film Festival last year to a blistering review from THR critic Kirk Honeycutt, who said: "Hick is probably what would happen if you took the worst country song imaginable and turned it into a movie."

Watch the trailer below, and judge for yourself:

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