Wednesday, January 19, 2022

High School Nerds Try to Grab the Brass Ring in Supercool

Cinematic tales of high school nerds trying to break the glass ceiling between them and the cool kids — often involving the girl or guy of one’s dreams — resonates through the decades. From The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis in the 1950s to the John Hughes classics of the 1980s to today, the themes of dreaming big and being true to yourself are popular with all ages. Vertical Entertainment presents the latest in this subgenre of comedy films when it releases Supercool on February 11, 2022. Uphill Both Ways has the just-released trailer for you, along with the following information from the official press release.

Release Date: February 11, 2022
Run Time: 1 hour 32 minutes
Director: Teppo Airaksinen
Executive Producers: Scott Einbinder, Heikki Herlin, Peter Barkman, Jorma Reinila, Giancarlo J. Sini, Eric Goren, Patricia Goren & Marko Talli
Producers: Olli Hakka
Writers: Ali Moussavi, Olli Hakka, Patricia Goren & Eric Goren
 
Logline:
High school nerds Neil and Gilbert's lifelong friendship is tested when Neil makes a deal with the universe to transform into a supercool stud over the course of one epic night to win the heart of his long-time crush, Summer.
Synopsis:
High school nerds Neil (Jake Short) and Gilbert's (Miles J. Harvey) lifelong friendship is tested when Neil's wish to transform into a handsome 'cool' guy comes true. When Neil wakes up with the face and body of a model, he sets out on his quest to impress the girl of his dreams, Summer (Madison Davenport), at her raging house party. With the help of a suave neighbor, Jimmy (Damon Wayans Jr.), and a brand-new Porsche, Neil and Gilbert embark on an epic night that spins wildly out of control, pushing the limits of beauty, brains and what's truly important — friendship. 




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