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|Directed by||Christopher Louie|
|Screenplay by||Dylan Meyer|
|Story by||Christopher Louie|
|Music by||Aaron Drake|
xoxo is a 2016 American drama film directed by Christopher Louie and starring Sarah Hyland, Graham Phillips, Brett DelBuono, Hayley Kiyoko, Colin Woodell, Ryan Hansen, Ione Skye, and Chris D'Elia. It is based on a story by Louie and is written by Dylan Meyer. It was produced by Joe Russell p.g.a. and released on August 26, 2016, by Netflix.
The lives of six strangers collide during a frenetic night of romance and dream chasing when a young DJ is given a chance to perform at a festival.
- Sarah Hyland as Krystal
- Graham Phillips as Ethan
- Brett DelBuono as Tariq
- Hayley Kiyoko as Shanni
- Colin Woodell as Ray
- Ryan Hansen as Avilo
- Ione Skye as Ethan's Mom
- Chris D'Elia as Neil
- Ian Anthony Dale as Anders
- Henry Zaga as Jordan
- LaMonica Garret as Chopper
- Brianne Howey as Darla
- Medalion Rahimi as Nikki
- Sam Aotaki as Chelsea
- Peter Gilroy as Jayce
- Scotty Dickert as Bo/Drug guy
- Marci Miller as Alien girl
- Christopher Foley as Brock
- Brett Davis as Vince
- Lars Slind as Chad
- Kenajuan Bentley as Joe
- Laird Macintosh as Mr. Henderson
- Joe Russell as Sound Tech
- Alex Rich as Nice Raver Guy
- Keelin Woodell as Cuddle Puddle Girl
- Casey Strand as Secretary
- Kelly Marie Tran as Butterfly Rave Girl
|XOXO (Music from the Netflix Original Film)|
|Soundtrack album by |
|Released||August 26, 2016|
|Genre||Alternative electronic, electronic music, EDM, progressive house|
|Label||Big Beat Records|
|1.||"Make Me Feel"||Galantis and East & Young||3:27|
|2.||"All I Ever Wanted"||Michael Brun featuring Louie||4:13|
|3.||"Song From the Sun"||Yotto||3:57|
|6.||"Me & You"||Alok featuring Iro||5:27|
|7.||"im Friends W 25 Letters of the Alphabet, I Dont Know Y"||graves & Dreamer||2:57|
|8.||"Beats Knockin (Jack Ü Remix)"||Skrillex & Diplo featuring Fly Boi Keno||2:53|
|9.||"Keep It 100" (Keys N Krates live version)||Grandtheft & Keys N Krates||2:03|
|11.||"Indian Summer"||Jai Wolf||4:08|
|12.||"You & Me" (Flume Remix)||Disclosure featuring Eliza Doolittle||4:42|
|14.||"Something About You" (ODESZA Remix)||Hayden James||5:41|
|15.||"One Last Night on Earth"||Dada Life||3:50|
|16.||"Home" (Lane 8 Remix)||Icarus featuring Aurora||7:47|
In July 2015, it was announced Sarah Hyland, Chris D'Elia, and Graham Phillips, had joined the cast of the film, with Dylan Meyer writing the screenplay, while Netflix will produce and distribute the film. That same month, Hayley Kiyoko and Colin Woodell joined the cast of the film, while Christopher Louie wrote the story and directed the film. In June 2016, Pete Tong joined the film as a producer and music supervisor.
Sarah Hyland and Graham Phillips have confirmed that XOXO was filmed in multiple music festivals and raves around Los Angeles.
XOXO was made available through Netflix on August 26, 2016. It ran for one week at the Laemmle Royal theater in Los Angeles August 24th through August 31st.
On review aggregator Rotten Tomatoes, the film holds an approval rating of 71% based on 7 reviews, with an average rating of 5.81/10. Nick Murray opined in The Village Voice that the film "may be as predictable as an EDM song, but it too offers pleasures to those willing to give themselves over to its rhythms."
- "XOXO". MovieTimes.com. MovieTimes.com. 2016. Retrieved December 27, 2016.
- Jafaar, Ali (July 8, 2015). "Netflix Expands Its Indie Strategy With Slate Of New Acquisitions". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved August 4, 2016.
- Gerard, Jermey (July 13, 2015). "Hayley Kiyoko Of 'CSI: Cyber' Is Cast In 'XOXO', Netflix' Indie-Fest Feature Project". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved August 4, 2016.
- Brandle, Lars (June 20, 2016). "Pete Tong Joins Netflix Film 'XOXO' as Music Supervisor, Producer". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved August 4, 2016.
- "XOXO (2016". Rotten Tomatoes. Retrieved May 3, 2020.
- Murray, Nick (September 8, 2016). "'Dancing. Is. Important': Netflix's EDM Movie 'XOXO' Is a Transcendent Goof". The Village Voice. Retrieved September 9, 2016.