With just over a month to go until the release of The King of Staten Island, Judd Apatow and Pete Davidson appeared via Zoom on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon to unveil an exclusive trailer for the film! The movie stars Saturday Night Live comedian Davidson as a version of himself, Scott, who
has been a case of arrested development ever since his firefighter father died when he was seven. He’s now reached his mid-20s having achieved little, chasing a dream of becoming a tattoo artist that seems far out of reach. As his ambitious younger sister heads off to college, Scott is still living with his exhausted ER nurse mother and spends his days smoking weed, hanging with the guys—Oscar, Igor, and Richie—and secretly hooking up with his childhood friend Kelsey. But when his mother starts dating a loudmouth firefighter named Ray, it sets off a chain of events that will force Scott to grapple with his grief and take his first tentative steps toward moving forward in life.
Fallon talked with Davidson and Apatow about how working with each other on Trainwreck led to Davidson’s SNL audition. The two revealed an exclusive version of the trailer for Fallon’s show. You can watch the full interview here.
The King of Staten Island will be released on-demand on June 12 and also stars Maude Apatow, Marisa Tomei, Ricky Velez, Moises Arias, Lou Wilson, Bel Powley, Bill Burr, Pamela Adlon, and Steve Buscemi. Check out the trailer below!