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I Saw The TV Glow: Release Date, Trailer, Plot And Everything We Know

I Saw The TV Glow

I Saw the TV Glow is an upcoming Hollywood film in the horror thriller genre. Jane Schoenbrun is the writer and director of this highly anticipated film, particularly for the fanatics of the horror genre. She had previously directed We’re All Going to the World’s Fair. Ever since the film started creating buzz, fans are excited to know more about it.

I Saw The TV Glow
Credits: A24

If you are also looking forward to I Saw the TV Glow and want to know more details about this, we have got you covered. So read on to find out the answers.

What Is I Saw The TV Glow All About?

I Saw the TV Glow follows the story of a boy named Owen (Justice Smith) who is navigating his life in his suburban house. Things change when one of his classmates from school recommends a television series to him that airs late at night. The television series seems normal initially but is canceled all of a sudden. It directly affects their reality and both people start realizing its direct effect on their lives.

What Is I Saw The TV Glow All About?
Credits: IMDb

Jane’s last directorial venture was We’re All Going to the World’s Fair which touched upon the themes of lives during the social media age as well as absurd changes that pop up on social media every other day. Through all these, we witness a creepy narrative around a young girl.

I Saw the TV Glow goes into a similar realm and it will explore several psychological issues within the shell of the horror genre. The film is produced by Oscar-winning artists Emma Stone and Dave McCary along with Ali Herting, Sam Intili and Sarah Winshall.

Do We Have A Release Date?

I Saw the TV Glow had its world premiere in the 2024 edition of the prestigious Sundance Film Festival. The premiere took place on January 18, 2024, in the Midnight section. The film was subsequently screened at the 74th edition of the Berlin International Film Festival on February 20, 2024.

The screening was held in its Panorama section where the film received a warm response. On March 10, 2024, it saw another screening at the South by Southwest. The film is slated to release theatrically on May 3rd, 2024.

Who Is In The Cast?

Justice Smith plays the lead role of the teenage boy Owen while Ian Foreman plays a younger version of the character. Apart from them, I Saw the TV Glow also stars Brigette Lundy-Paine (Maddy), Helena Howard (Isabel), Fred Durst (Frank), Danielle Deadwyler (Brenda), Lindsey Jordan (Tara), Amber Benson (mother of Johnny Link), Conner O’Malley (Dave), Emma Portner (Mr. Melancholy/Marco/Amanda Evil Clown), Michael C. Maronna, Danny Tamberelli, Phoebe Bridgers, Haley Dahl and Kristina Esfandiari.

Who Is In The Cast?
Credits: Bloody Disgusting

Do We Have A Trailer?

On February 28th, 2024, the makers of I Saw the TV Glow dropped its official trailer on the internet. It has a duration of around two minutes and 13 seconds and has a compilation of some really interesting and chilling scenes from the film.

The video starts with the dialogue, ‘I know this might sound crazy. I don’t wanna alarm you. Do you remember the TV show we used to watch together?’ The video then follows the girl narrating the scary plot of the show. We witness the struggle the kids go through to make sense of their surroundings.


I Saw the TV Glow is one of the most anticipated horror films of 2024. It’s backed by A24 which gives yet another reason for viewers to be excited; add to that Emma Stone’s attachment to the project. The film has an interesting and unique plot that hasn’t been explored before. We can expect a heavy dose of slow burns, chilling scenes and some incredible performances from its lead actors.

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