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Taylour Paige & Riley Keough Enjoy a Girls' Night Out at 'Zola' Screening

A special Girls’ Night Out event was held on Thursday night (June 10) to celebrate the upcoming release of the movie Zola!

Taylour Paige and Riley Keough hit the red carpet at the early screening held at NeueHouse in Los Angeles.

The co-stars were joined at the event by the real Zola King, co-star Ts Madison, director and co-writer Janicza Bravo, and co-writer Jeremy O. Harris.

Zola is based on the viral Twitter thread that started with the tweet, “Y’all wanna hear a story about why me & this bitch here fell out? It’s kind of long but full of suspense.”

Here is the synopsis: Zola (Paige), a Detroit waitress, strikes up a new friendship with a customer, Stefani (Keough), who seduces her to join a weekend of dancing and partying in Florida. What at first seems like a glamorous trip full of “hoeism” rapidly transforms into a 48-hour journey involving a nameless pimp, an idiot boyfriend, some Tampa gangsters and other unexpected adventures in this wild, see-it-to-believe-it tale.

The movie hits theaters nationwide on June 30. Watch the trailer now!

FYI: Taylour is wearing a Christopher Esber dress. Riley is wearing a Paris Georgia look.

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'Zola,' Movie Based on a Viral Twitter Thread, Gets a Trailer - Watch!

Zola is coming!

The film, which was inspired by a viral Twitter thread in 2015, released its first trailer on Wednesday (March 31).

The movie is set to hit theaters on June 30, and was directed by Janicza Bravo and co-written with Jeremy O. Harris.

Here’s a plot summary: “The film centers on the dynamic between the title character, played by newcomer Taylor Paige, and Stefani (Riley Keough). It is based on a 2015 Twitter thread that took the internet by storm despite being only 148 words long. The tweets were by A’ziah King, who was then a 20-year-old Hooters waitress. She wrote about her chance encounter with a stripper and the resulting two-day Florida road-trip bacchanal involving prostitution, murder and a violent pimp known simply as Z.”

The film also stars Nicholas Braun, Ari’el Stachel and Colman Domingo.

Zola had its world premiere at the 2020 Sundance Film Festival.

Taylour also starred in another recent film that is getting a lot of acclaim.

Taylour Paige Has a Story to Tell in 'Zola,' Based on the Viral Twitter Thread - Watch the Teaser!

A teaser trailer has been released for the upcoming A24 movie Zola, starring Taylour Paige in the title role.

In the clip, we see Taylour and co-star Riley Keough putting on their makeup in a mirror.

“You wanna hear a story about how me and this bitch here fell out?” Zola asks in voiceover. “It’s kinda long, but it’s full of suspense.”

The movie is an adaptation of the viral Twitter thread written by Aziah “Zola” Wells, a stripper who went on a road trip with a sex worker named Jessica. The film was directed by Janicza Bravo and she co-wrote the screenplay with acclaimed playwright Jeremy O. Harris.

Zola had its world premiere at the 2020 Sundance Film Festival and a theatrical release date has yet to be announced. We’re definitely looking forward to seeing this movie though!

Earlier in quarantine, Taylour was spotted out and about with her boyfriend Jesse Williams.