The Last Summer (2019 film)

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The Last Summer
The Last Summer poster.jpg
Official poster
Directed byWilliam Bindley
Produced by
  • Mike Karz
  • William Bindley
  • Wayne Rice
Written by
  • Scott Bindley
  • William Bindley
Starring
Music byRyan Miller
CinematographyLuca Del Puppo
Edited by
  • William Hoy
  • Melissa Remenarich-Aperlo
Production
company
Gulfstream Pictures
Distributed byNetflix
Release date
  • May 3, 2019 (2019-05-03) (United States)
Running time
109 minutes
CountryUnited States
LanguageEnglish

The Last Summer is an American romantic comedy film directed by William Bindley from a screenplay he co-wrote with Scott Bindley. The film stars KJ Apa, Maia Mitchell, Jacob Latimore, Halston Sage and Tyler Posey.

It was released on May 3, 2019, by Netflix.

Cast[edit]

  • KJ Apa as Griffin
  • Maia Mitchell as Phoebe, Griffin's love interest.
  • Jacob Latimore as Alec, Erin's ex-boyfriend.
  • Halston Sage as Erin, Alec's ex-girlfriend.
  • Sosie Bacon as Audrey, Erin's best friend.
  • Wolfgang Novogratz as Foster, Alec's best friend.
  • Gabrielle Anwar as Griffin's Mom
  • Ed Quinn as Griffin's Dad
  • Jacob McCarthy as Chad
  • Mario Revolori as Reece
  • Gage Golightly as Paige
  • Norman Johnson, Jr. as Mason
  • Tyler Posey as Ricky, Erin's new love interest and a rookie baseball player for the Chicago Cubs.
  • Audrey Grace Marshall as Lilah
  • Greer Grammer as Christine Purdy
  • Jackie Sandler as Tracey
  • Brenna Sherman as Sierra
  • Gabriel "Minnow" Vigliotti as Zachary
  • Ryan Hill as Garrett

Production[edit]

In January 2018, it was announced that KJ Apa would star in The Last Summer, a film to be directed by William Bindley from a screenplay by Bindley and his brother, Scott Bindley. At the time, principal production was set to get underway in April 23, 2018.[1][2] In March 2018, Jacob Latimore joined the ensemble, with principal production pushed to May 7, 2018.[3][4] In April 2018, Maia Mitchell joined the cast to portray Apa's love interest in the film.[5] In May 2018, Tyler Posey and Forrest Goodluck joined the cast.[6][7]

In June 2018, it was announced that Netflix had acquired worldwide rights to the film with Halston Sage, Sosie Bacon, Gage Golightly, Wolfgang Novogratz, Jacob McCarthy, Mario Revolori (replacing Goodluck) and Gabrielle Anwar joining the ensemble cast.[8]

Principal photography commenced in May 2018.[9]

Release[edit]

It was released on May 3, 2019.[10]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Vlessing, Etan (January 31, 2018). "'Riverdale's' K.J. Apa to Star in Rom-Com 'The Last Summer'". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved May 4, 2019.
  2. ^ McNary, Dave (January 31, 2018). "'Riverdale' Star KJ Apa to Lead Romantic Comedy 'The Last Summer'". Variety. Retrieved November 8, 2018.
  3. ^ McNary, Dave (March 28, 2018). "'The Chi' Star Jacob Latimore Joins KJ Apa's 'The Last Summer'". Variety. Retrieved November 8, 2018.
  4. ^ Vlessing, Etan (March 28, 2018). "'The Chi' Star Jacob Latimore Joins K.J. Apa in Rom-Com 'Last Summer'". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved May 4, 2019.
  5. ^ N'Duka, Amanda (April 3, 2018). "'The Fosters' Star Maia Mitchell Cast In 'The Last Summer'". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved November 8, 2018.
  6. ^ N'Duka, Amanda (May 23, 2018). "Tyler Posey To Co-Star In 'The Last Summer'". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved November 8, 2018.
  7. ^ N'Duka, Amanda (May 31, 2018). "Paramount's 'What Men Want' Adds Shane Paul McGhie; Forrest Goodluck Cast In 'The Last Summer'". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved November 8, 2018.
  8. ^ Kroll, Justin (June 7, 2018). "Netflix Acquires Rights to 'Last Summer' With 'Riverdale' Star K.J. Apa (EXCLUSIVE)". Variety. Retrieved June 7, 2018.
  9. ^ Hipes, Patrick (June 7, 2018). "Netflix Acquires Romantic Comedy 'The Last Summer' With K.J. Apa, Maia Mitchell & More". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved June 7, 2018.
  10. ^ See What's Next [@seewhatsnext] (April 9, 2019). ".@kj_apa @MaiaMitchell @jacoblatimore @halstonsage & @tylergposey star in "The Last Summer," a new movie premiering May 3" (Tweet). Retrieved May 4, 2019 – via Twitter.

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