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Honey Boy Trailer: Shia Labeouf Plays His Own Dad in Fictionalized Biopic

Honey Boy Trailer: Shia Labeouf Plays His Own Dad in Fictionalized Biopic

Actor Shia Labeouf is bringing his own experiences to the big screen in the upcoming film, Honey Boy, and Amazon Studios has released the trailer. Written by the actor himself, the film presents a fictionalized version of Labeouf's experiences as a young actor with a stormy childhood and rocky early adult years. It explores his struggle to reconcile with his father, deal with his mental health, his quick ascent to stardom and "subsequent crash-landing into rehab and recovery".

Directed by Alma Har'el, Honey Boy gives us a version of the early life of Shia Labeouf through the character of Otis Lort. Played by Noah Jupe (A Quiet Place) in his younger years and Lucas Hedges in his early adulthood, Otis has to navigate the different stages of his career and the pressure and pain it causes. Dancer-singer Fka twigs makes her feature-film debut as a "neighbor and kindred spirit to

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