Netflix 'The Kissing Booth 3': Meet Joey King, Joel Courtney and other stars of the rom-com
Are you looking for the perfect summer rom-com? Get ready for some laughs, drama and a whole lot of love with 'The Kissing Booth 3'! A part of 'The Kissing Booth' series, the third instalment follows Elle and Lee, who are out to complete their childhood summer bucket list before college.
But between being a good friend and a girlfriend, Elle finds herself torn again. Add an old flame to the mix, and chaos ensues. But the question remains — will Elle finally pick what's right for herself, even if it means hurting someone she loves? If you're looking for similar titles, you should consider checking out 'Squared Love', 'Resort to Love' and 'The Map of Tiny Perfect Things'.
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Here's the cast of 'The Kissing Booth 3'
Joey King reprises her role as protagonist Elle Evans in 'The Kissing Booth 3'. Joey Lynn King was born on July 30, 1999, in Los Angeles, California, to Terry and Jamie King. She began her acting career at the age of four, starring in commercials for brands such as Life Cereal, AT&T, Kay Jewelers and Eggo. Her debut film was 'Reign Over Me' and she also went on to do voice work for movies such as 'Horton Hears a Who!' and 'Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs'.
Apart from this, she's been a part of series such as 'Ghost Whisperer', 'The Suite Life of Zack & Cody', 'Entourage, CSI: Crime Scene Investigation', 'Medium', and 'Life in Pieces'. King's first lead role was in the movie 'Ramona and Beezus', where she played the titled character Ramona Quimby, opposite singer and actor Selena Gomez. King has worked in a range of movies such as 'Battle: Los Angeles', 'Crazy, Stupid, Love', 'The Dark Knight Rises', 'Oz the Great and Powerful', 'The Conjuring', 'White House Down', 'Independence Day: Resurgence', 'Wish Upon', 'Slender Man' and 'The Lie'. Her performance in crime drama series 'The Act' earned her a Primetime Emmy Award nomination and a Golden Globe Award nomination.
Joel Courtney reprises his role as Lee Flynn, Elle's best friend in 'The Kissing Booth 3'. Courtney was born on January 31, 1996, in Monterey, California. He was raised in Moscow, Idaho and attended Logos School, a Classical Christian school. In 2010, while he was living in Idaho, Courtney traveled to Los Angeles during his summer school break, with the hope of landing a commercial and making $100.
The following year casting director Patti Kalles advised him to audition for Paramount Pictures' 'Super 8'. After 11 callbacks, he landed the role of Joe Lamb in the film and went on to win awards for his performance. His other works include 'The Empty Man', 'F*&% the Prom', 'APB', 'The River Thief', 'Dear Eleanor' and 'Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.' He also won the Saturn Awards' Best Performance by a Young Actor and Phoenix Film Critics Society Awards' Best Ensemble Acting for his performance in 'Super 8'.
Jacob Elordi reprises his role as Noah Flynn, Elle's boyfriend and primary love interest in 'The Kissing Booth 3'. An Australian actor, Elordi is known for being a part of 'The Kissing Booth' franchise and also stars in the hit series 'Euphoria'.
Elordi was born on June 26, 1997, in Brisbane, Queensland, Australia, to John and Melissa Elordi. The youngest of four children, Elordi has three older sisters. He attended secondary school at St Kevin's College, Melbourne, and Nudgee College in Brisbane. His first introduction to Hollywood was on the set of 'Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales' where he was on extra. Since then, he's worked on a range of films and series. His other works include 'Max & Iosefa', 'Swinging Safari', 'Bad Dream', 'The Mortuary Collection', '2 Hearts' and 'The Very Excellent Mr. Dundee'.
Molly Ringwald reprises her role as Mrs Flynn, Lee and Noah's mother in 'The Kissing Booth 3'. Ringwald is an actress, singer, dancer, and author. Molly Kathleen Ringwald was born on February 18, 1968, in Roseville, California, to Adele Edith, a chef, and Robert Scott "Bob" Ringwald, a jazz pianist who is blind.
She began her acting career at age five, having appeared in a stage production of 'Alice in Wonderland' as the Dormouse. At the age of 10, she played Kate in the West Coast production of 'Annie', performed in Los Angeles. She later worked on series such as 'Diff'rent Strokes' and 'The Facts of Life'. Known as a 'teen icon' back in the '80s, Rinwald's work includes movies such as 'Sixteen Candles', 'The Breakfast Club', 'Pretty in Pink' 'The Pick-up Artist', 'Fresh Horses', 'For Keeps', 'Something to Live for: The Alison Gertz Story' 'The Stand' and 'Some Folks Call It a Sling Blade'.
Taylor Zakhar Perez
Taylor Zakhar Perez reprises his role as Marco Peña, Elle's alternate love interest for 'The Kissing Booth 2'. Perez was born in South Side, Chicago, and began his career at an early age, performing musical theater, before transitioning to films and television. His work includes 'Scandal', 'High Expectasians', 'Embeds', 'Cruel Intentions', '12 Deadly Days', 'Code Black', 'Young & Hungry' and 'Awkward'.
Maisie Richardson-Sellers reprises her role as Chloe Winthrop, Noah's friend, from 'The Kissing Booth 2'. Richardson-Sellers was born and raised in London. She graduated with a degree in Archaeology and Anthropology, from University of Oxford.
During her time at university, she participated in and directed several plays such as 'Mephisto', 'Chatroom', and 'There Will Be Red'. She is known for her work such as 'The Originals', 'Of Kings and Prophets', 'Legends of Tomorrow' and 'Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens'.
Meganne Young reprises her role as Rachel, Lee's girlfriend in 'The Kissing Booth 3'. Young's works include We Are Not Alone', 'The Bull', 'DC's Legends of Tomorrow', 'Supernatural', 'The Dating Game Killer', 'Blood Drive', 'Saints & Strangers' and 'Eye in the Sky'.
Stephen Jennings reprises his role as Mr Evans, Elle's father in 'The Kissing Booth 3'. Jennings' works include 'The Kissing Booth 2', 'The Last Days of American Crime', 'Critters Attack!', 'Good Omens', 'Deep State' and 'Warrior'.
'The Kissing Booth 3' premieres on August 11 on Netflix. The streaming platform also has the first two movies that are a part of the franchise.