VIDEO: Trailer released of movie starring Nicole Kidman that was filmed in Sheffield

During filming on The Wicker.
During filming on The Wicker.
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The first trailer of a movie starring Hollywood actress Nicole Kidman that was filmed in Sheffield has been released.

Called 'How to Talk to Girls at Parties', it was filmed in various places around Sheffield including the Wicker and the Park Hill Flats.

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A sci-fi, the film tells the story of a punk rocker who falls in love with a beautiful alien at a party during the 1970s.

Film fans can now get their first glimpse of the movie after the first trailer was released.

In the two-minute clip the Park Hill flats can clearly be seen in the background on several occasions.

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Richard Knight, head of production who is also from Sheffield, previously told how he wanted to bring international talent to his home town during filming in late 2015.

Nicole Kidman in a scene from the film.

Nicole Kidman in a scene from the film.

He said: "People go home every evening and watch TV, but they just never imagine that it will be made on their street or in their cafe.

“It brings a real buzz to Sheffield. The councils and local residents are getting really up for it.”

Describing the script, he added: "It’s bonkers, it’s brilliant. It’s like boy meets girl, but boy meets alien.

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"Reading the script, you think you’ve got a handle on it, but because they’re aliens, it constantly surprises.

One of the scenes in the film with the Park Hill flats in the background.

One of the scenes in the film with the Park Hill flats in the background.

The film follows Enn, played by the Tony-award winning Alex Sharp, as a young punk in Croydon who crashes a party.

There, he meets Elle Fanning’s character, Zan, who is actually an alien touring the galaxy.

Nicole Kidman plays Queen Boadicea, the leader of Zan’s faction.

The film is set for release in the UK on May 11 and in America on May 18.