Childish Gambino Premieres Trailer for Upcoming Film Co-Starring Rihanna

“A Childish Gambino film”

This weekend, Donald Glover (the artist occasionally known as Childish Gambino,) brought his PHAROS event to New Zealand. But a performance wasn’t all that was in store for the crowd.

READ: Report: Childish Gambino, Kanye West & Justin Timberlake to Headline Coachella 2019

Glover premiered the trailer for a film directed by his longtime collaborator, Hiro Murai, and co-starring Rihanna. The project doesn’t flash a title in the trailer itself, but it is billed as “A Childish Gambino film,” and appears to be shot in Cuba, where the duo was spotted filming over the summer. According to Pitchfork, local Cuban outlet, Vistar, reported the name of the film to be Guava Island, though that remains to be confirmed. A fan-shot clip of the trailer has surfaced. You can watch it below.

READ: Childish Gambino Announces New Dates for His This is America Tour

Earlier this year, Childish Gambino performed at Rihanna’s Diamond Ball charity event and lapped the states on his This Is America tour until sustaining a foot injury at a Dallas performance. He’s since rescheduled a number of canceled dates and is rumored to be one of Coachella’s headliners in 2019, along with Kanye West and Justin Timberlake.




Zo is a staff writer at Okayplayer where he covers music.

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