Netflix Acquires Rights To THE LAST SUMMER, Starring KJ Apa and Maia Mitchell
Netflix has acquired worldwide film rights to Gulfstream Pictures Production's The Last Summer, an ensemble romantic comedy with an all-star cast of young actors.
The exciting cast includes talent from film, music and television - K.J. Apa (Riverdale), Maia Mitchell (The Fosters), Tyler Posey (Teen Wolf), Jacob Latimore (The CHI, Collateral Beauty), Halston Sage (Paper Towns, Before I Fall), Sosie Bacon (13 Reasons Why), Gage Golightly (Red Oaks), Wolfgang Novogratz (Grown-ish), Jacob McCarthy (A.P. Bio), Mario Revolori (Sierra Burgess is a Loser), and Gabrielle Anwar (Burn Notice)
The film was written by Bill Bindley, Scott Bindley. Bill Bindley is also set to direct. In the months before college, a group of teens navigate relationships with family and friends over a Chicago summer before moving on to adulthood.
· Producers: Mike Karz (Blended, Valentine's Day), Bill Bindley (The Nut Job), Wayne Rice (Valentine's Day, New Year's Eve). Karz is also serving as an Executive Producer on the Netflix series Green Eggs and Ham.
QUOTE FROM MIKE KARZ: "We have had a wonderful experience working together on "Green Eggs and Ham" series and are thrilled to expand that relationship with our first Netflix feature film "The Last Summer."
QUOTE FROM BILL BINDLEY: "I grew up on movies like "Fast Times" and "Say Anything," and those films became iconic in large part because of their great casts. We're really lucky to have this incredible group of young actors sign on with us."
Principal photography began in May in Cleveland, Ohio. Netflix will release the film in 2019.