Daniel Radcliffe, Dane DeHaan Get Jazzed About Poetry, Drugs and Murder in ‘Kill Your Darlings’ Trailer (Video)

The former “Harry Potter” star portrays beat poet Allen Ginsburg in John Krokidas’ directorial debut

Daniel Radcliffe falls for a murderer in the first trailer for John Krodidas Beat Generation drama “Kill Your Darlings,” in which Radcliffe plays a young Allen Ginsburg opposite Dane DeHaan as Lucien Carr — a fellow Columbia University student who went to prison for the 1944 murder of David Kammerer.

“Dexter” star Michael C. Hall plays Kammerer, while Ben Foster plays William Burroughs and Jack Huston plays Jack Kerouac in the film focusing on the aspiring writers’ relationships amidst the turmoil caused by Kammerer’s death.

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Sony Pictures Classics is releasing the film on Oct. 18. The drama previously premiered at the Sundance Film Festival, and screened out of competition at the Venice Film Festival earlier this week.

Watch the preview of “Kill Your Darlings,” below: