'Desperados': Release date, plot, cast, trailer and all you need to know about Netflix's new rom-com
In a desperate move to delete the rant email from her new boyfriend's computer, a woman gathers her friends and makes an impromptu crazy trip to the south
The quarantine entertainment continues! Netflix is bringing us some wholesome new and original content this July and you'll be itching to add them to your growing list of must-watches. It's latest rom-com offering 'Desperados' ought to be a treat for those that love a good ole' romance coupled with belly-aching laughter. Here's everything you need to know about the upcoming film.
'Desperados is slated to release on Netflix on July 3.
The story follows Wesley, a young woman who meets a perfect guy. However, he fails to return her call, which prompts her to send him a ranting email. Later, she learns that her new boyfriend has been stuck in a hospital in Mexico after having suffered numerous injuries. In a desperate move to delete the rant email from his computer, she gathers her friends and makes an impromptu crazy trip to the south of the border.
Nasim Pedrad is an Iranian-American actress and comedian best known for her myriad portrayal on Saturday Night Live (SNL). She started off as a performer with Sunday Company at The Groundlings and frequently performed her one-woman show 'Me, Myself & Iran' at ImprovOlympic and Upright Citizens Brigade. Pedrad made her debut in television with a bride appearance on an episode of 'Gilmore Girls', and also had a recurring role on 'ER' as Nurse Suri in 2007.
In 2009, the same year that she joined the ensemble cast at SNL, she had a guest appearance on 'It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia.' She's also had minor roles in the films 'No Strings Attached' and 'The Dictator'. Pedrad announced her retirement fro SNL in 2014, to join John Mulaney's sitcom 'Mulaney'. She went on to appear in a recurring guest role of LAPD officer Aly Nelson on 'New Girl' and as Gigi Caldwell in season 1 of 'Scream Queens'. Most recently, Pedrad portrayed Dalia, in the Disney live-action remake of 'Aladdin'. Pedrad plays Wesley in 'Desperados'.
Anna Camp is best known for her portrayal of acapella sensation Aubrey Posen from the 'Pitch Perfect' series and as the villainous Sarah Newlin in the vampire drama 'True Blood'. Anna is an alumnus of the University of North Carolina School of the Arts and has been appearing in films and television shows since 2007. Camp has guest-starred in television series like 'Glee', 'How I Met Your Mother', and 'The Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt'. She's held recurring roles in 'Mad Men', the 'Good Wife', 'The Mindy Project', and is also an award-winning theatre actress in Broadway, having debuted in 2008. Camp plays the character Brooke in 'Desperados'
Heather Graham is an actress, writer, and director whose claim to fame was the 1989 film 'Drugstore Cowboy.' She appeared in television commercials and subsequently grabbed a role in 'License to Drive'. Graham had always had a keen interest in acting and moved to Los Angeles fresh out of high-school receiving small roles in a variety of films. While her career didn't take off as fast she had hoped, she enrolled in the University of California, Los Angeles to pursue a degree in drama but quite mid-way to focus on her acting career.
Graham has starred in films like 'Swingers', 'The Hangover', 'The Hangover Part III', 'Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me ' and more. Her television appearances include 'Scrubs', 'Californication', and Netflix's 'Flaked.' Graham is mostly noted for her portrayal of characters with sex appeal and has often been often cited as a 'sex symbol'. She is also an activist and a public advocate for Children International, a non-profit organization. She also supported the climate change campaign, 'Global Cool' in 2007. She is Ángel de la Paz in 'Desperados'.
Robbie Amell is a model-turned-actor, who began his career acting small roles in commercials as a child. He began landing roles in high school plays at age 16 and realized his passion for acting. He pursued an acting degree at Canadian Studios Acting Academy and is also an alumnus of Lawrence Park Collegiate Institute. He had his first major breakthrough role in 'Cheaper by the Dozen 2', where he portrayed Daniel Murtaugh.
Subsequently, he went on to star in films like 'Scooby-Doo! The Mystery Begins', 'Scooby-Doo! Curse of the Lake Monster', 'The Hunters', 'The DUFF' and 'The Babysitter'. He's also had recurring roles in the shows 'Life with Derek', 'True Jackson', 'Pretty Little Liars' and 'Revenge'. Amell is best known for his portrayal of the DC comics character Ronnie Raymond or Firestorm in 'The Flash'. He is also the first cousin of Arrow actor 'Stephen Amell'. He plays Jared in 'Desperados'
Lamorne Morris is an actor, comedian, and television personality, best known for playing Winston in 'New Girl'. He was a game show host for Cartoon Network's 'BrainRush' and has also previously worked for Black Entertainment Television (BET). He's appeared in films like 'The Christmas Chronicles' and 'Jumanji: the Next Level' and also made brief television appearances in 'The Middle', 'Kroll Show', and 'Hell's Kitchen'. Morris portrays Sean in 'Desperados'.
Sarah Burns kick-started her acting career as America's second favorite purple guy, Barney. She is a resident performer of improvisational comedy at the Upright Citizen's Brigade Theatre in New York City and best known for her role as Krista on the television series 'Enlightened'. She has also appeared in many comedic films and TV shows like 'Slow Learners', 'I l Love You, Man', 'Damage Control' 'Going the Distance', 'Drunk History', 'How to Get Away with Murder', 'Life as We Know It,' and 'Big Little Lies'. Her short film 'The First Step' premiered at the 2013 Seattle International Film Festival. Burns was named by Entertainment Weekly as one among the '25 Funniest Actresses in Hollywood' in 2009. She is Kaylie in 'Desperados'
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