'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
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
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
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
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
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.