Margaret Qualley and Geraldine Viswanathan Escape in 'Drive-Away Dolls' Trailer

Margaret Qualley and Geraldine Viswanathan Escape in ‘Drive-Away Dolls’ Trailer

Things quickly go awry when Margaret Qualley and Geraldine Viswanathan look for a fresh start with an impromptu trip to Tallahassee in the trailer for Ethan Coen – one half of the acclaimed sibling partnership known simply as the Coen brothers – and Tricia Cooke’s comedy caper dolls to drive, which Focus Features released on Friday.

It’s only when they hit the highway that the two discover that the trunk of their rental car contains valuables for dangerous criminals. Now on the run, they traverse lesbian bars and encounter, among other obstacles, a mysterious briefcase and an evil politician.

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“I could help you solve a big murder case,” Qualley, who plays Jamie, says to her cop friend, played by Beanie Feldstein, as she and her demure friend Marian (Viswanathan) try to keep up in the creatively eclectic teaser trailer with pies. criminals in pursuit.


Dolls to drive marks the first feature film Ethan Coen directed alone without his compatriot and longtime brother Joel Coen. The trailer for the film recalls the combination of absurd comedy, violence and inept criminals typical of the Coen brothers’ previous films.

Coen co-wrote the original screenplay with Cooke. Dolls to drive by Focus Features and Working Title will hit theaters on September 22, 2023, just as the fall awards season kicks off. Coen and Cooke are producing alongside Robert Graf, Tim Bevan and Eric Fellner.

Focus has the fall domestic release, while Universal Pictures International will handle international distribution.