Last night, the stars of Disney+’s “Stargirl” celebrated the film’s premiere at Hollywood’s El Capitan Theatre. The film’s stars Grace VanderWaal, Graham Verchere, Giancarlo Esposito, Maximiliano Hernandez, Karan Brar, Darby Stanchfield, Collin Blackford, Annacheska Brown, Shelby Simmons, Juliocesar Chavez, John Apolinar and Alex James were joined by director/screenwriter Julia Hart, producer/screenwriter Kristin Hahn, executive producer/screenwriter Jordan Horowitz, executive producer/book author Jerry Spinelli, producers Ellen Goldsmith-Vein and Lee Stollman, editors Tracey Wadmore-Smith and Shayar Bhansali (Editor).
Check out some photos from the event below:
“Stargirl” from Disney+ is a tender and offbeat coming-of-age story based on the critically-acclaimed, New York Times’ best-selling young adult novel about an unassuming high schooler who finds himself inexplicably drawn to the free-spirited new girl, whose unconventional ways change how they see themselves…and their world. Leo Borlock (Graham Verchere) is an average student at Mica High School. He gets decent grades, is a member of the school’s marching band and has always been content flying under the radar. But all that changes when he meets Stargirl Caraway (Grace VanderWaal), a confident and colorful new student with a penchant for the ukulele, who stands out in a crowd. She is kind, finds magic in the mundane and touches the lives of others with the simplest of gestures. Her eccentricities and infectious personality charm Leo and the student body, and she quickly goes from being ignored and ridiculed to accepted and praised, then back again, sending Leo on a rollercoaster ride of emotions. A celebration of individuality, kindness and the power of the human spirit, “Stargirl” is directed by Julia Hart from a screenplay by Kristin Hahn and Julia Hart & Jordan Horowitz based on the novel by Jerry Spinelli.
“Stargirl” premieres Friday, March 13, streaming only on Disney+.