Maya Hawke and Camila Mendes have made a name for themselves playing teenagers in stranger things Y Riverdale, respectively. So it’s fitting that between seasons of his hit shows Netflix has teamed up with the actresses behind Robin Buckley and Veronica Lodge for a new dark comedy, Do Revenge. This time, they are playing high school students who make a pact to take revenge on each other’s enemies in order to escape suspicion.
If that sounds like strangers on a train of Alfred Hitchcock, it is not a coincidence. The movie fully embraces that comparison, with considerably fewer murders.
Unlike the theatrical strangers on a train or the novel that inspired it, neither Drea (Mendes) nor Eleanor (Hawke) are murderous psychopaths. They also seem to be fully engaged in helping each other get a little reward. As shown in the trailer, Drea was once one of the most popular girls at her school until her “perfect her” boyfriend betrayed her by sharing photos of her topless with the entire student body. . As for Eleanor, she is a young lesbian who was falsely accused of taking advantage of another girl at her school. With their own lives in shambles, Drea and Eleanor realize that they can achieve their retribution by working together.
Rish Shah also stars in the film 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. . Sophie Turner of game of Thrones he also has a supporting role in the film.
Thor: Love and Thunder co-writerJennifer Kaytin Robinson is directing Do Revenge from a script he wrote with Celeste Ballard. Netflix will premiere Do Revenge on September 16.