'Dash & Lily': Release date, plot, cast, trailer and all you need to know about Netflix's romance drama starring Austin Abrams and Midori Francis

A whirlwind holiday romance builds as cynical Dash and optimistic Lily trade dares, dreams and desires in the notebook they pass back and forth at locations all across New York City


                            'Dash & Lily': Release date, plot, cast, trailer and all you need to know about Netflix's romance drama starring Austin Abrams and Midori Francis
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In the upcoming romance drama 'Dash & Lily', we see how a cynical attitude and an optimistic one clash romantically as Dash and Lily trade a red notebook back and forth in the Big Apple. The tagline of the film is: "This holiday, true love is only a dare away." The new holiday romance series is the adaptation of the New York Times bestseller 'Dash & Lily's Book of Dares' by Rachel Cohn and David Levithan. Here is what you need to know about its upcoming release.

Release date

'Dash & Lily' releases on November 10, 2020.

Plot

Netflix's official synopsis reads: “A whirlwind holiday romance builds as cynical Dash and optimistic Lily trade dares, dreams, and desires in the notebook they pass back and forth at locations all across New York City.”

According to videotapenews, "Lily is a 16-year-old girl and is searching for the love of her life. She follows her brother’s advice and leaves her red notebook on her favorite bookshop shelf. The book is full of dares and it’s waiting for the right guy to come along and accept Lily’s challenge. Dash comes across Lily’s book and decides to take on the challenge. The duo sends each other on a scavenger hunt all across Manhattan during Christmas. They start falling in love with every on-page selves. Their biggest dare for them will be discovering if they have the same chemistry in person as well!"

Cast

Austin Abrams as Dash

Austin Abrams attends premiere of Sony Pictures Classics' 'Puzzle' at Writers Guild Theater on July 16, 2018, in Beverly Hills, California (Getty Images)

Abrams is known for his roles as Ben in 'Paper Towns' (2015), Ethan in 'Euphoria' (2019), Henry Page in 'Chemical Hearts' (2020), Aaron in 'The Kings of Summer' (2013) and Pete in 'Gangster Squad' (2013). His other recent works include 'The Americans' (2018), 'Decadeless' (201), 'Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark' (2019), 'This is Us' (2019-2020) and 'Less Than Zero' (2019). He has an upcoming release titled 'Youngest' and a release titled 'Mosquito', which is in post-production.

Midori Francis as Lily

Midori Francis attends the 'Good Boys' Premiere 2019 SXSW Conference and Festivals at Paramount Theatre on March 11, 2019, in Austin, Texas (Getty Images)

Francis is an actress and a producer known for her roles as Lily in 'Good Boys' (2019), April in 'Oceans' Eight' (2018), Emma Hsueh in 'Gotham' (2017) and Lin in 'Younger' (2016). Her most recent roles include 'South Mountain' (2019), 'Chemistry of Mood' (2019), 'Bless This Mess' (2019) and 'The Birch' (2019). She has a release titled 'Afterlife of the Party' in pre-production.

The rest of the cast includes Dante Brown as Boomer, Troy Iwata as Langston, Agneeta Thacker as Aryn, Keana Marie as Sofia, James Saito as Arthur Mori, William Hill as Uncle Sal, Ianne Fields Stewart as Roberta, Diego Guevara as Benny, Patrick Vaill as Mark, Gideon Emery as Adam, Adrienne Lovette, David Rodriguez, Laila Drew as Alice and Matty Evers as Young Dash.

Creators

The series is directed by Fred Savage and Brad Silberling with Lauren Moon and Joe Tracz serving as writers. Silberling and Tracz serve as executive producers. Nick Jonas, Josh S Barry and Shawn Levy serve as producers.

Trailer

The trailer reeks of holiday romance as Lily is ready to find love in New York City as it glows in Christmas lights and Dash is dared to dream past his cynical views. The short trailer is enough to realize that this film is a great holiday addition to the streaming giants' already massive holiday romance productions. Follow Lily and Dash's journey of self-discovery and love in the Big Apple during the holidays.



 

Where to watch

Catch 'Dash & Lily' on November 10, 2020, on Netflix.

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