joseph kahn's super-crazy detention trailer

Whoaaaaa. MTV just premiered the delightfully insane trailer for writer/director Joseph Kahn's upcoming high school horror sci-fi slasher comedy Detention. Not content with just being the guy who directed Torque (as well as a prolific, high-profile oeuvre of music videos), it seems that Kahn has set out to make a movie that truly defies being thrown into a single genre. Take a look:

Like I said, insane. It starts off with what looks like a setup for teen movie cliches, then quickly devolves into something much more wicked and lively. Yes, that was a gigantic spaceship you caught a glimpse of. I have no idea what it was doing in there, but I want to find out.

And yes, that is indeed Jonathan Park, aka rapper Dumbfoundead making an appearance in the trailer. Joseph Kahn was apparently a fan of Dumbfoundead's music, and they struck up a friendship. And when the movie rolled around, he had a part for him. According to IMDB, he plays a high school student named Toshiba. I'm told he's a bit of a nerd.

Detention will make its world premiere next week at the SXSW Film Festival in Austin, with screenings on March 13, 15, 16 and 18. For more information, go here. For everyone else, I guess we'll have to wait and see. In the meantime, you can follow director Joseph Kahn's Twitter here and his blog here.

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