'I Am Not Okay With This': Release date, plot, cast, trailers and all you need to know about the Netflix show
Based on the graphic-comics by Charles Forsman, it comes from the producers of 'Stranger Things' and the director of 'The End of the F***ing World'
A new sci-fi drama series, 'I Am Not Okay With This', is all set to release on Netflix. Based on the graphic-comics by Charles Forsman, it comes from the producers of 'Stranger Things' and the director of 'The End of the F***ing World'.
Tagged as an “irreverent origin story,” the seven-episode show tells the story of Syd, a teenage girl dealing with high school drama, family pressure and her budding sexuality.
'I Am Not Okay With This' premieres on Netflix on February 26, 2020.
The official plot summary reads, "Angsty Syd navigates high school awkwardness, family drama and an unrequited crush on her best friend while trying to rein in her budding superpowers."
Sophia Lillis plays the lead role of Sydney in the series. She is known for her roles in the horror films 'It' (2017) and 'It: Chapter Two' (2019). The actress was also seen as young Camille Preaker in the HBO psychological thriller miniseries 'Sharp Objects' (2018).
Wyatt Oleff plays the role of Stanley Barber in the series. The actor is known for his stint as Stanley Uris in the supernatural horror film 'It' and its sequel. He was also seen in a minor role in the Marvel Studios films 'Guardians of the Galaxy' and 'Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2' as the young Peter Quill.
The other actors in the series include Sofia Bryant as Dina, Kathleen Rose Perkins as Maggie, Aidan Wojtak-Hissong as Liam and Richard Ellis as Brad Lewis
The series has been directed by Jonathan Entwistle and Christy Hall. Produced by 21 Laps Entertainment, it has Entwistle, Hall, Shawn Levy, Dan Levine, Dan Cohen and Josh Barry as executive producers.
A 2.34-minute trailer shows a young girl named Sydney running in a blood-soaked dress on the streets. She navigates her school life, changing dynamics with her friends, Stanley Barber (Wyatt Oleff) and Dina (Sofia Bryant) as well as the pressure at home after her father's death. What's striking is that her anger yields telekinetic superpowers.
Where to watch
You can stream all seven episodes of 'I Am Not Okay With This' on Netflix once it is out on February 26, 2020.
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