ComingSoon is excited to debut the official trailer for Root Letter, the live-action film adaptation of the best-selling video game from Kadokawa Games. Directed by Sonja O’Hara, the film is set to release in select theaters and through video-on-demand on September 1.
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“The film centers on Carlos, an impoverished teen from a fractured home, as he attempts to reconnect with Sarah, a school pen pal after he receives a desperate note from her claiming that she has killed someone,” reads the film’s synopsis. “As Carlos travels to Sarah’s hometown and investigates, he uncovers a criminal plot involving Sarah’s fraught group of friends, and a chilling secret which has led to Sarah’s disappearance.”
Check out the exclusive Root Letter trailer below:
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Root Letter is directed by Sonja O’Hara and stars Danny Ramirez, Keana Marie, Mark St. Cyr, and Lydia Hearst. It’s based on the 2016 visual novel video game of the same name by Kadokawa Games.