A Cruel King Rules A Wasteland Of His Own Making In This Dystopian Short

Video: Writer-director Luke Jaden uses the vacant lots and abandoned buildings of his Detroit hometown to provide the setting for King Ripple — a sinister fairy tale about a young man whose desire to be left alone has turned him into a mass-murdering deity of sorts. Despite that, curious kids just can't stay away.

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The title character is played by Keith Stanfield, who you may recognise as the dinner party guest who freaks out when he's photographed in Get Out.


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