Exclusive Interview: Alyssa Jirrels and Jake Short Talk ‘This Is The Year’

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As part of the promotion of the premiere for the new movie This Is The Year, Alyssa Jirrels and Jake Short discussed the film with Nerds and Beyond! The two shared funny memories from filming in Alabama, gave us some insight into their characters’ journeys, and shared what band they would travel on a road trip to see (as their characters travel to see lovelytheband in the film).

Check out our full conversation below, and for more interviews with the stars of This Is The Year, you can head over to our YouTube channel! To get tickets to the movie’s virtual premiere, check out our article featuring a special discount code for more information.


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