'Chemical Hearts': Meet Lili Reinhart, Austin Abrams, Adhir Kalyan and rest of the cast of Amazon Prime's romantic drama

'Chemical Hearts' is an unapologetic, coming-of-age story involving a hopeless romantic and a young woman with a mysterious past


                            'Chemical Hearts': Meet Lili Reinhart, Austin Abrams,  Adhir Kalyan and rest of the cast of Amazon Prime's romantic drama
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Amazon Prime Video's latest romantic drama is the aptly titled 'Chemical Hearts', an unapologetic, coming-of-age story involving a hopeless romantic and a young woman with a mysterious past. Based on the novel by Krystal Sutherland, the movie follows two teenagers on a journey of self-discovery by capturing the thrills, disappointments, and confusion of living the life of a teenager.

Henry Page (Austin Abrams), a 17-year-old, has never been in love, as according to him, nothing in his life has worked up to his expectations. However, everything in his life begins to make sense when he meets transfer student Grace Town (Lili Reinhart). But soon enough, he discovers that there is more to her than he thinks -- a secret that has changed her life forever. Will he still love her now that he knows the secret?  

Before 'Chemical Hearts' releases on August 21, 2020, meet the cast. 

Lili Reinhart as Grace Town

Lili Reinhart attends the 2020 Vanity Fair Oscar Party hosted by Radhika Jones at Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts on February 09, 2020, in Beverly Hills, California (Getty Images)

Reinhart plays the role of Grace Town, a newcomer and transfer student who immediately becomes friends with Henry. The two are chosen to co-edit the school paper. Unbeknownst to her, Henry is secretly falling in love with her. He also doesn't know that Grace is hiding a secret that changed her life. She doesn't just star in the movie but also plays executive producer.

Reinhart is best known for her performance at Betty Cooper on The CW's 'Riverdale', the only show from the Archie Universe still running, and for playing Annabelle in 'Hustlers'. Her other roles include Vicki from 'The Kings of Summer' (2013) and an Angel Recruit from 'Charlie's Angels' (2019). It is reported that after five months in Los Angeles, she felt defeated and decided to move home -- almost giving up acting forever.

Austin Abrams as Henry Page

Actor Austin Abrams attends the 'Puzzle' Premiere at Eccles Center Theatre during the 2018 Sundance Film Festival on January 23, 2018, in Park City, Utah (Getty Images)

Abrams plays the role of Henry Page, the 17-year-old who is waiting for something exciting to happen in his life. When he meets the transfer student Grace, he finds his life slowly changing. 

The actor is known for his roles as Ron Anderson in Season 5 and 6 of 'The Walking Dead' and in the role of Ethan Lewis in 'Euphoria' Season 1. His other roles include 'The Kings of Summer', 'Paper Towns', 'Brad's Status', and 'Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark'. 

Adhir Kalyan as Kem Sharma

Actor Adhir Kalyan attends the FOX Winter TCA 2016 All-Star Party at The Langham Huntington Hotel and Spa on January 15, 2016, in Pasadena, California (Getty Images)

Kalyan is known for his role as Timmy in 'Rules of Engagement', Raja in 'Aliens in America', and Vijay Joshi in 'Youth in Revolt'. 

The actor has also performed in several productions in South Africa, including theatrical adaptations of Charles Dickens' 'Oliver Twist' and 'A Christmas Carol', an adaptation of Salman Rushdie's 'The Ground Beneath Her Feet', and 'Macbeth'. 

Kara Young as Lola

Model Kara Young arrives at New York City Criminal Court for the continuation of Harvey Weinstein's trial on January 24, 2020 in New York City. Harvey Weinstein, a movie producer whose alleged sexual misconduct helped spark the #MeToo movement, pleaded not-guilty on five counts of rape and sexual assault against two unnamed women and faces a possible life sentence in prison (Getty Images)

Young has appeared three times on the cover of Vogue, Playboy (Germany) and was an entertainment news correspondent for Fox News Channel. 

She is married to Peter Georgiopoulos, the founder of the General Maritime shipping company, since 2005. At the time, he was a billionaire but General Maritime went bankrupt in 2011. However, her dating history is interesting having been with Donald Trump for roughly two years in 1997 after he noticed her in a party in the Hamptons.

Other members of the cast include Bruce Altman as Toby, CJ Hoff as Muz, Coral Peña as Cora, JJ Pyle s Grace's Mom, Jon Lemmon as Dominic Sawyer, Maxmillian Robinson as High School Party Guest, Meg Gibson as Gloria, Sarah Jones as Suds, Shannon Maree Walsh as Miranda, Anzi DeBenedetto as Elks and Lan Zhong as Jade. 



 

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