Gia Coppola’s follow-up to “Palo Alto” has secured distribution. A press launch introduced that IFC Movies snagged North American rights to Maya Hawke-starrer “Mainstream,” a cautionary story about social media that made its world premiere finally 12 months’s Venice Movie Pageant.
Written by Coppola and Tom Stuart, “Mainstream” tells the story of a younger lady (Hawke) who “thinks she’s discovered a path to web stardom when she begins making YouTube movies with a charismatic stranger (Andrew Garfield) – till the darkish aspect of viral superstar threatens to spoil them each.”
“I linked with it from a feminine perspective like shedding your instincts and morals and getting overshadowed since you wish to be cherished and to like… Then you definitely put that with somebody and the risks that may come together with that,” Coppola told Deadline ahead of the film’s premiere.
“Gia Coppola’s ‘Mainstream’ is a daring and progressive movie that captures the thrill and discord of the present social media environs with an entertaining wit. We’re thrilled to accomplice with Gia and her nice producing crew to convey these viral worthy performances to theaters and digital this summer time,” stated Arianna Bocco, President of IFC Movies.
“Mainstream” hits choose theaters and on demand Could 7.
Coppola made her characteristic directorial debut with 2013’s “Palo Alto,” a coming-of-age drama led by Emma Roberts.
Greatest recognized for her function as Robin on “Stranger Issues,” Hawke’s different credit embrace the BBC’s three-part adaptation of “Little Ladies” and extra just lately “The Good Lord Hen.”