Along for the Ride is an upcoming American drama film which is written and directed by Sofia Alvarez, who is making her directorial debut with this movie. Sofia is best known for writing the screenplay of acclaimed teen romantic comedy film “To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before” and its sequel “To All the Boys: P.S. I Still Love You”.
The film is based on the Sarah Dessen’s 2009 novel of the same name published by “Viking Children’s Books”. It is bankrolled by Bryan Unkeless and Eric Newman under the banner of Screen Arcade. The technical crew includes Luca Del Puppo and Justin Chan as cinematography and editing respectively. The film has music by America musical band Beach House.
Along for the Ride OTT Release Date
The release date of this drama film has finally come out. It is now finalized that the film will skip the theater release and instead will be released through a direct-to-OTT streaming on leading streaming platform Netflix on May 6, 2022. It was supposed to release on April 22, 2022 but for some reason, didn’t go as per plan and now the film has got new streaming date. So save the date and enjoy this cutest love story.
Summer plans may change, but this summer love is forever. 💙☀️ ALONG FOR THE RIDE will now debut on Netflix on May 6! pic.twitter.com/4daTedKYfn
— NetflixFilm (@NetflixFilm) April 6, 2022
The shooting of the film started on April 22, 2021 in Carolina Beach North Caroline, USA and is also planning to also film in Wilmington, Kure Beach and Oak Island, filming continued through early June.
Along for the Ride Star Cast
- Emma Pasarow has been confirmed for playing the novel’s protagonist, Auden
- Belmont Cameli is playing would play as Eli, Auden’s love interest
- Kate Bosworth is playing as Heidi, she also appeared in Netflix’s science-fiction series “The I-Land”
- Laura Kariuki as Maggie
- Andie MacDowell as Victoria
- Dermot Mulroney as Robert
- Genevieve Hannelius as Leah
- Samia Finnerty as Esther
- Paul Karmiyran as Adam
- Marcus Scribner as Wallace
- Ricrado Hurtado as Jake
Plot of the film
The story of the film revolves around a soon-to-be college student Auden, who is enjoying her last summer before attending classes at Defriese University on a scholarship. After some consideration, she decides to join her father in picturesque Colby Beach, however, she has different plans in addition to partying in the sun with other teens.
The things starts changing for Auden when she met an enigmatic fellow insomniac named Eli. The two starts going together in night outings, avoiding almost everyone else, in those nightouts, both of them set out to accomplish Auden’s childhood dreams and make her childhood. Eli helps Auden experiencing the fun and care free teen life she never knew she wanted.
Along for the Ride Trailer Out
Netflix released the trailer of this most anticipated teen drama on March 24, 2022. The nearly 3 minute long trailer shows the journey of two teens Auden and Eli, mysteriously met each other and then embark on a nightly quest to help Auden experience the fun and a life she never new she wanted.
Watch the trailer here: