Thelma Is The Ultimate Grandma Revenge Story

Following its breakout from this year’s Sundance Film Festival, the nonagenarian action comedy Thelma, starring Oscar nominee June Squibb (Nebraska) and the late Richard Roundtree (Shaft) is heading to theaters on June 21.

The feature marks the directorial debut of Josh Margolin, who also wrote the film has Squibb as the titular Thelma, a feisty 93-year-old grandmother who gets conned by a phone scammer pretending to be her grandson (Fred Hechinger). The film follows Thelma and her family attempting to get her money back. Check out the trailer below.

Loosely inspired by a real-life experience of Margolin’s grandmother, Squibb was eager to do most of her own stunts, getting praised by the director.

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