The movie Summering is a Drama film set to be in the theater on August 12, 2022. Inspired by 80s cult classics centered around children having early life experiences, and led by an all-female young cast. The cast also features Lake Bell (Harley Quinn), Sarah Cooper (HouseBroken), Ashley Madekwe (Revenge), and Megan Mullally (Will & Grace). The film is directed by James Ponsoldt.
It is written by James Ponsoldt and Benjamin Percy. Bleecker Street has released the trailer for Summering, a coming-of-age movie about the bonds formed in early adolescence.
Summering Trailer Breakdown
The trailer reveals that Summering has Stand By Me vibes, with Dina (Madalen Mills), Lola (Sanai Victoria), Daisy (Lia Barnett), and Mari (Eden Grace Redfield) spending their summer days enjoying the best of their benevolence and trying to spend as much time with each other before they are unconnected when middle school begins.
The writer and director talked to IndieWire about the movie’s inspiration, the decision to helm it with four lead actresses, and how the pandemic years have influenced the story: The cast also features Lake Bell (Harley Quinn), Sarah Cooper (HouseBroken), Ashley Madekwe (Revenge), and Megan Mullally (Will & Grace).
The movie had an early premiere at this year’s Sundance Film Festival. Here’s the first official trailer (+ poster) for James Ponsoldt’s Summering, direct from YouTube.