This June, HBO’s Euphoria will propel an already impressive cast into superstardom. The show — produced by Drake — follows a group of teenagers (played by Zendaya, Algee Smith, Storm Reid and more) who’re navigating the minefield of experiencing first-time independence, while trying to define who they are.
Given a contemporary update over your classic high school tropes, Euphoria’s inclusive storyline follows authentic facets of life like addiction, affairs and LGBTQ+ relationships as well as slut-shaming and body shaming. Our cover star Jacob Elordi plays Nate, perhaps one of your more typical high school characters, a “jock” type and a straight up bully, but Elordi assures us things are more complex than they may seem.
We won’t know until it airs on 16 June, but pre-order the Summer issue of Wonderland in the meantime where we get existential and lost in a DMC with The Kissing Booth star.
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Jacob attended the Euphoria premiere in Los Angeles. I’ve added a bunch of photos from the premiere. Enjoy!
Netflix is giving fans of “The Kissing Booth” a very sweet Valentine’s Day present: news of a sequel.
Yes, the “The Kissing Booth 2” is currently in production, with stars Joey King, Joel Courtney and Jacob Elordi all set to return for the follow-up to the streamer’s 2018 rom-com, Netflix announced on Thursday.
Debuting last May, “The Kissing Booth” is based on the Beth Reekles self-published coming-of-age novel that tells the story of a high school girl who is forced to confront her secret crush at a kissing booth.
“The Kissing Booth 2” will be directed by Vince Marcello with a screenplay by Marcello and Jay Arnold. Producers include Marcello, Michele Weisler, Andrew Cole-Bulgin, Edward Glauser. The film hails from Komixx Entertainment Inc.
The sequel is currently in production and will be released on Netflix. No premiere date has been set.
Netflix released a report of the 2018 original Netflix films that were the most rewatched by their viewers last December, and the streamer says nearly half of all the people who watched the teen romances “The Kissing Booth” and “To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before” ended up rewatching the films.
Watch the announcement video above.
In this episode of Broadly Hotline, actors Joey King and Jacob Elordi, stars of the Netflix film ‘The Kissing Booth,’ sit down with host Bunny Michael to discuss what it means to be a young professional and the challenges that accompany it.