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'Barely Lethal' trailer gives high-school comedy the action-film treatment

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Quantrell D. Colbert

Barely Lethal is the James Bond-meets-Mean Girls hybrid you never knew you wanted. On Wednesday morning, a trailer for the film—due out next month—hit the web, offering a look at the story of a teenage special ops agent (Hailee Steinfeld) who abandons her mentor (Samuel L. Jackson) to pursue a more normal life at a suburban high school. Of course, that transition isn’t so easy for the protagonist, whose challenges range from poor fashion decisions to full-on brawls at house parties.

Check out Barely Lethal‘s trailer below.

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