Netflix’s newest romantic comedy/drama The Half of It will be released worldwide on May 1, and Netflix has released a new clip from the film!
Director Alice Wu shared the short clip featuring Leah Lewis and Daniel Diemer and announced that there will be a live watch party for the film on Twitter. The live tweet session will feature Wu, the cast, and organizations related to the film’s themes like GLAAD, CAPE USA, and Gold House. The virtual party will take place on May 1 at 5 p.m. PT/8 p.m. ET and fans can participate using the hashtags #TheHalfofIt and #GoldOpen.
Are… You… READY? The Half of It drops on Netflix next wk. Who wants to watch with me and the cast to celeb?
Join us at 5pm PST next Fri May 1 and tweet along with your fave moments! #thehalfofit
(This’ll be yours trulys first experience with live tweeting. Go easy on me.) pic.twitter.com/xGSKoZoenc
— Alice Wu (@thatalicewu) April 24, 2020
The synopsis of the film released by Netflix states:
Shy, straight-A student Ellie Chu feels isolated and friendless in her remote, backwater town of Squahamish, where she makes some much-needed extra cash penning homework papers for her fellow high school students. Ellie reluctantly agrees to help the lovelorn school jock Paul Munsky write love letters to Aster Flores, the girl they both secretly love. As all three embark on an unexpected journey of discovery, they form a complicated triangle of friendship as they come to terms with their own unexpected feelings about love and find connection in the most unlikely of places.
The film stars Leah Lewis, Alexxis Lemire, Daniel Diemer, Becky Ann Baker, Catherine Curtin, Wolfgang Novogratz, Enrique Murciano, and Collin Chou. Check out the full trailer for the film below!