'Bad Hair': Release date, plot, cast, trailer and all you need to know about Hulu's horror satire movie

'Bad Hair': Release date, plot, cast, trailer and all you need to know about Hulu's horror satire movie

'Bad Hair' is a comedy horror about a woman's hair that has a life of its own and it first aired on January 23, 2020, at the Sundance Film Festival. Since Hulu has now acquired distribution rights, the end of October will see the film debut on the streamer. The series comes from Justin Simien who is known for the hit series 'Dear White People' starring Logan Browning. Here is everything we know about the upcoming movie:


Release date

'Bad Hair' premieres on October 23, 2020.


The official synopsis reads: "In this horror satire set in 1989, 'Bad Hair' follows an ambitious young woman who gets a weave in order to succeed in the image-obsessed world of music television. However, her flourishing career comes at a great cost when she realizes that her new hair may have a mind of its own."


Elle Lorraine as Anna Bludso


Elle Lorraine attends the 'Bad Hair' premiere during the 2020 Sundance Film Festival at The Ray on January 23, 2020, in Park City, Utah (Cindy Ord/Getty Images)

Lorraine is an actress and producer known for her roles as Trina in 'Insecure' (2018-2020), Jamila in 'Dear White People' (2018) and Charlie in 'Sugar' (2016). Her other recent works include 'A Black Lady Sketch Show' (2019), 'Boomerang' (2020), and 'Acting for a Cause' (2020). Her producing credits include 'Wild Wild West: A Beautiful Rant by Mark Bradford' (2018) and 'Sugar' (2016).


Other members of the cast include Zaria Kelly as Young Anna, Corinne Massiah as Young Linda, Jay Pharoah as Julius, Moses Storm as Madeleine Byrne, James Van Der Beek as Grant Madison, Ashley Blaine Featherson as Rosalyn, Lena Waithe as Brooke-Lynne, Yanni King Mondschein as Sista Soul, Judith Scorr as Edna, Laverne Cox as Virgie and many more.


The movie is directed and written by Justin Simien who is known for 'Dear White People'. Leonid Lebedev, Oren Moverman and Alex G Scott serve as executive producers.



The film is scary to say in the least, as it seems Anna feels intense pain when a hair salon appointment proves that her hair might be alive. If you enjoyed the unique direction of 'Dear White People,' the interesting cinematography and production of 'Bad Hair' won't be lost on you. With Lorraine's delivery already universally acclaimed, this trailer is a short clip of how true that really is.



Where to watch

Catch 'Bad Hair' on October 23, 2020, on Hulu.

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