‘Good Luck To You, Leo Grande’ on Hulu: Date, plot, cast and latest buzz around the sex-comedy
Nancy Stokes, a retired teacher, hires a young sex worker named Leo Grande to seek exciting romance and pleasure in this delightful sex-comedy
Audiences have always loved watching a well-made sex-comedy film, which has an intriguing storyline alongside emotional backdrop, tons of drama with ace comedy and the zing of sex since it satiates them all. Avid film lovers will be excited to know that Searchlight Pictures is bringing forth a completely fresh and delightful sex comedy film ‘Good Luck To You, Leo Grande’.
The film ‘Good Luck To You, Leo Grande’ starcast includes Emma Thompson, Daryl McCormack, Isabella Laughland, Charlotte Ware and Carina Lopes. While waiting for the global premiere of the film, fans can also check out films and series like ‘MILF’, ‘Pure’ and the ‘The Sex Lives of College Girls’.
When is ‘Good Luck To You, Leo Grande’ releasing and where can you watch it?
The much awaited modern-day sex-comedy film ‘Good Luck To You, Leo Grande’ will release globally on June 17, 2022 at 3.01 am EST on Hulu.
What is the plot of ‘Good Luck To You, Leo Grande’?
The story of the film revolves around a retired teacher and widower Nancy Stokes (Emma Thompson). Stokes has gotten bored from her mundane life. She hires a sex worker named Leo Grande (Daryl McCormack) and wishes to explore romance and sexual intimacy with him.
The official synopsis reads, “In Good Luck To You, Leo Grande, two-time Academy Award winner Emma Thompson embodies the candor and apprehension of retired teacher Nancy Stokes, and newcomer Daryl McCormack personifies the charisma and compassion of sex worker Leo Grande. As Nancy embarks on a post-marital sexual awakening and Leo draws on his skills and charm, together they find a surprising human connection. Good Luck To You, Leo Grande premieres June 17, 2022”.
Who stars in ‘Good Luck To You, Leo Grande’?
The following stars have been confirmed for the film.
Emma Thompson as Nancy Stokes
The 63-year-old Oscar-winning star has given some of the finest performances in films like ‘Harry Potter’ film series, ‘Love Actually’, ‘Men in Black 3’, ‘Nanny McPhee’, ‘Men in Black: International’, ‘Brave’, ‘Beauty and the Beast’, ‘Late Night’ and ‘Cruella’. She also acted in BBC / HBO series ‘Years And Years’. Emma Thompson will play the lead role of Nancy Stokes in the sex-comedy film ‘Good Luck To You, Leo Grande’.
The film ‘Good Luck To You, Leo Grande’ also stars Daryl McCormack, Isabella Laughland, Charlotte Ware and Carina Lopes.
Latest news about ‘Good Luck To You, Leo Grande’
1. The film globally premiered a few months back at Sundance Film Festival 2022 as the official selection and took viewers by storm. The film is going to be screened yet again at the Sundance Film Festival London between June 9 to June 12, 2022 as the opening film of the coveted event.
2. ‘Good Luck To You, Leo Grande’ is the third feature film from Australian filmmaker Sophie Hyde who has been known for her independent and critically acclaimed award nominated films like ’52 Tuesdays’ and ‘Animals’.
3. Post the premiere of ‘Good Luck To You, Leo Grande’ which premiered at the Sundance Film Festival in 2022, Searchlight Pictures acquired the US distribution rights to the film and Lionsgate acquired the UK distribution rights of the film. Now its going to be released on Hulu on June 17, 2022 and would be theatrically released by Lionsgate UK in theaters on same day as well.
4. ‘Good Luck To You, Leo Grande’ has been entirely filmed and shot in London and Norwich.
The film is directed by Sophie Hyde, who introduced the film by saying. “This film is about two people meeting and it’s an exploration of intimacy. I think that’s something that we’re all grappling with at the moment”.
A few months back post the film’s premiere at the Sundance film festival 2022, in an Zoom interview, screenplay writer Katy Brand said, “I always wrote this with Emma in mind as Nancy”.
In the same interview, Emma Thompson opened up on her nuanced performance as Nancy and shared, “It’s something unlike anything I’ve ever done before and I had never seen anything like this before. The first thing that struck me was its sheer originality. Then what struck me next was the real necessity of this film. The way that we talk about pleasure or shame. I didn’t realize how thirsty I was for a story like this until it came along”.
The official trailer of the film has been released globally. You can watch it below: