‘Ponyboi’ First Look: Dylan O’Brien and Victoria Pedretti Lead Queer Sex Worker Drama

Dylan O’Brien is a bloody mess in the upcoming drama “Ponyboi.”Based on the 2019 award-winning short film of the same name, “Ponyboi” stars O’Brien, Victoria Pedretti, and Indya Moore, with writer-director River Gallo leading the feature.The official synopsis reads: Ponyboi is an intersex runaway.

He works at a laundromat and hustles as a sex worker.

But after a mysterious encounter with a man from his dreams, he learns that perhaps he is worthy of leaving his seedy life in New Jersey behind.First-look photos show O’Brien covered in blood, with Pedretti sporting a fake pregnant belly.

The duo previously worked together on 2020 anthology series “Amazing Stories.”Gallo co-directed the short alongside Sadé Clacken Joseph, with Stephen Fry, Emma Thompson, and Seven Graham executive producing.

“Ponyboi” premiered at the 2019 Tribeca Film Festival.The feature film is directed by Esteban Arango (“Blast Beat”) with Ed Wu serving as the cinematographer.

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