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‘Prom Dates’ Trailer Released

Hulu has released the trailer for “Prom Dates,” a new coming-of-age comedy film from American High and Kevin Hart’s Hartbeat which will begin streaming on Friday, May 3, 2024, on Hulu and Hulu on Disney+ in the United States and Disney+ in many countries including the United Kingdom, Canada, and Australia.

Check out the trailer below:

Prom Dates” follows best friends Jess and Hannah, who made a pact at 13 to have the perfect senior prom. Despite the impending changes that college will bring over the next four years, the two are committed to honoring their prom pact. But with only 24 hours left before the big event, everything falls apart when they break up with each of their dates. Jess and Hannah are left with one night to find new dates and live out their middle-school fantasies.

Cast For “Prom Dates”

“Prom Dates” cast includes Chelsea Handler and Best in Show‘s John Michael Higgins.  The film will also star Julia Lester, Antonia Gentry, Kenny Ridwan, JT Neal, Jordan Buhat, Zión Moreno, and Terry Hu.

According to Deadline:

Lester is a Tony Award nominee for Broadway’s Into the Woods and starred on High School MusicalThe Series. Her character Hannah is billed as an anxious closeted lesbian who navigates her new queerness while her best friendship with Jess unravels.

Gentry’s Jess is a high school senior who is a little too interested in what others think of her, and she’s rather drop dead than go to prom alone and puts her longtime best friendship with Hannah in jeopardy because of it. Gentry stars as Ginny in Netflix’s original series Ginny & Georgia. 

Ridwan plays Greg, Hannah’s intensely loving boyfriend and an enthusiastic student council president. He completed his undergraduate B.A. at Columbia University while simultaneously filming The Goldbergs. He is now studying under Matt Newton at MN Acting Studios in New York City and Tom Draper in Los Angeles.

Handler plays Barb, Greg’s mother who is obsessed with her dog, while Higgins plays Jess and Hannah’s high school principal who has a passion for safe sex education.

Neal plays Jacob, Hannah’s sweet older brother with eyes for Jess.

Buhat plays Jess’s jerk jock boyfriend.

Moreno plays Heather, a college party girl who grabs life by tegh horns. The actress who has appeared on Max’s Gossip Girl and Netflix’s Control Z.

Hu plays Angie, a butch lesbian with a rockstar energy and Hannah’s crush.

The film is directed by veteran TV director Kim O. Nguyen (Never Have I EverBrooklyn Nine-Nine).

Written by D.J. Mausner (Max and the Midknights), pic’s producers are Jeremy Garelick, Will Phelps and Molle DeBartolo for American High; Kevin Hart, Bryan Smiley and Luke Kelly-Clyne for Hartbeat; and Mickey Liddell and Pete Shilaimon for LD Entertainment. Exec producers are Kevin Healey and Thai Randolph for Hartbeat, Michael Glassman for LD Entertainment, and D.J. Mausner and Andrew Reyes. Jason Zaro will serve as co-producer for Hulu, with Axelle Azoulay as associate producer.

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