'Along for the Ride' on Netflix: 5 things you didn't know about Emma Pasarow
Netflix has officially added ‘Along for the Ride’ to its collection of teen romcoms. The movie is an adaptation of Sarah Dessen’s novel of the same name. The film adaptation has been written by Sofia Alvarez, who has previously worked with Netflix on 'To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before' and its two sequels. Alvarez is also directing the film and is set to make her first directorial debut with the movie.
The movie follows Auden who meets the mysterious Eli, a fellow insomniac. While the seaside town of Colby sleeps, the two embark on a nightly quest to help Auden experience the fun, carefree teen life that she never knew she wanted. Screen Arcade’s Bryan Unkeless and Eric Newman are producing the project with Alyssa Rodrigues, Sian McArthur, and Erika Hampson as executive producers. The cast of the Netflix movie includes a mix of newcomers and established actors alike. Let’s take a look at the actors starring in the movie.
Emma Pasarow is the star of Netflix’s upcoming film 'Along for the Ride'. Pasarow will play the role of Auden, a young girl attempting to enjoy her last summer before college. Before 'Along for the Ride', the talented actress starred in several projects, including the Showtime series 'Super Pumped' (2022) with Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Tig Notaro's 'Am I Ok?' (2022). She has also performed in several theatrical performances while attending Wesleyan University.
Belmont Cameli would play the role of Auden's love interest Eli. Cameli has starred in 'The Husband' (2019), and 'Most Guys Are Losers' (2020). He also appeared in the 'Saved by the Bell' reboot. His first role was as "Cute Guy" on a 2018 episode of 'Empire'. Cameli has modeled for Abercrombie & Fitch, and he also works with Select Model Miami. Cameli wrote on Instagram about how thousands of people struggle with only one failing kidney, and how he's grateful that he could donate one of his. "Soon my pain will disappear and my scars will fade away, but the love in my heart from this experience will forever remain," he wrote.
Kate Bosworth is an American actress and model. Following minor roles in films like 'The Horse Whisperer' (1998) and 'Remember the Titans' (2000), she rose to prominence with her role as a young surfer in the box-office hit 'Blue Crush' (2002). She also starred as KC in the Netflix science fiction miniseries 'The I-Land' (2019). In 2018, Bosworth was included in People magazine’s list of 25 Women Changing the World. The film focuses on the issues of human trafficking. She works closely with CAST (Coalition to Abolish Slavery and Trafficking).
Andie MacDowell is an American actress and model. She received critical acclaim for her role in 'Sex, Lies, and Videotape' (1989), for which she won the Independent Spirit Award for Best Female Lead and was nominated for a Golden Globe Award for Best Actress – Motion Picture Drama. She also received Golden Globe nominations for her performances in 'Green Card' (1990) and 'Four Weddings and a Funeral' (1994).
'Along for the Ride' is scheduled to be released on May 6, 2022, on Netflix.