Maya Hawke and Camila Mendes have made their names taking part in youngsters on Stranger Issues and Riverdale, respectively. So it’s solely becoming that between seasons of their hit reveals that Netflix has teamed up the actresses behind Robin Buckley and Veronica Lodge for a brand new darkish comedy, Do Revenge. This time, they’re taking part in highschool college students who make a pact to get revenge on one another’s enemies in order to flee suspicion.
If that seems like Alfred Hitchcock’s Strangers on a Practice, it’s not a coincidence. The movie absolutely embraces that comparability, with significantly fewer murders.
In contrast to the theatrical Strangers on a Practice or the novel that impressed it, neither Drea (Mendes) nor Eleanor (Hawke) is a murderous psychopath. In addition they appear to be absolutely engaged in serving to one another get slightly payback. As depicted in the trailer, Drea was as soon as one of the crucial fashionable women in her college till her “good” boyfriend betrayed her by sharing her topless pics with the complete pupil physique. As for Eleanor, she is a younger lesbian who was falsely accused of preying upon one other lady at her college. With their very own lives in shambles, Drea and Eleanor notice that they will obtain their retribution by working collectively.
Rish Shah additionally stars in the movie as Russ Lee, with Austin Abrams as Max, Eliza Bennett as Jessica, Alisha Boe as Tara, Talia Ryder as Gabbi, Paris Berelc as Meghan, Jonathan Daviss as Elliot, Maia Reficco as Montana, and Ava Capri as Carissa. Sport of Thrones‘ Sophie Turner has a supporting function in the film as properly.
Thor: Love and Thunder co-writer Jennifer Kaytin Robinson is directing Do Revenge from a script she wrote with Celeste Ballard. Netflix will premiere Do Revenge on September 16.