To get you in the mood for some summer lovin’, Netflix released its latest original romantic comedy. It is called The Last Summer. It is scheduled to release on May 3.
The plot of the film is pretty simple. But the Last Summer cast could help it become a breakout hit. This for the streaming platform like last year’s Set It Up. The movie follows a group of recent high school graduates in Chicago. The one that experience multiple relationship trials and tribulations. This experienced during their last summer together before college.
With such a vast group of overlapping characters, The Last Summer is poised to deliver all the rom-com points. The one we’ve come to expect: awkward meet-cutes, snarky best friends, dramatic arguments. Of course, how can we forgot, summer romance. Plus, no teen-centered romantic comedy would be complete without emotional voice-over. This from its main character, played by Riverdale’s own Archie Andrews.
Moreover, The cast is a veritable who’s who of it girls, up and comers, and familiar faces from hit TV shows. The shows like Good Trouble, Teen Wolf, 13 Reasons Why, and Riverdale all experiencing one last summer to remember. Seriously, it seems like the casting director for this film managed to find everyone cool to round out this cast.
Here’s which of your favorite young actors are starring in The Last Summer and who they play.
Starting from Bacon’s character Audrey. It has the honor of playing the lovable, sassy best friend that is a classic rom-com trope in The Last Summer. Her character doesn’t bust the trope. She goes through summer without her own fling. But she’s got something potentially even better.
Though we have missed Posey since Teen Wolfended on MTV in 2017. His character Ricky, a baseball star, is involved in a love triangle with Erin.
Moving on next, Halston Sage’s character Erin appears to be in a classic love triangle. The one that she must figure out before the summer ends. The love triangle involves her ex-boyfriend (Jacob Latimore’s Alec) and a new prospect, Posey’s Ricky. In The Last Summer, Latimore’s character Alec goes through a tough breakup. The one that he might not be ready to move on.
Further, Mitchell is known for playing a character Phoebe who’s always in trouble. But in The Last Summer, she is trying to avoid the drama this time. In the new movie, Griffin is played by K.J Apa. He finally decides to pursue a relationship with Phoebe (Maia Mitchell). Being despite hiding a huge secret.