The Idea of You (2024)

Comedy, Coming Soon, Drama, General Film, Latest Trailer

Director: Michael Showalter

Writer(s): Robinne Lee (book); Michael Showalter, Jennifer Westfeldt

Starring: Anne Hathaway, Nicholas Galitzine, Ella Rubin, Annie Mumolo, Reid Scott, Perry Mattfeld, Jordan Aaron Hall, Mathilda Gianopoulos, Meg Millidge, Cheech Manohar, Raymond Cham Jr., Jaiden Anthony, Viktor White, Dakota Adan, Roxy Rivera, Graham Norton, Grace Junot, Jon Levine, Demián Castro, Trevor David, Brent Bailey, Chandler Lovelle, Nina Bloomgarden, Hedy Nasser, Luke Pierre Roness, Melanie Kiran, Rashal James, Angela Davis, Lauren Revard, Tiffany Morgan, Dustin Lewis, Tanya Lim, Bethany Brown, Trinity Ansah, Holly A. Morris, Jean-Luc McMurtry, Darryl Fields Jr., Jason Collett, Simone Alston, Tiara Crowe-Jackson, Kesley Bou, Scott Myrick, Shaun Bowman, Elia Coutte, William Matthew Mang, Rick Nehls

Synopsis: Solène (Anne Hathaway), a 40-year-old single mom, begins an unexpected romance with 24-year-old Hayes Campbell (Nicholas Galitzine), the lead singer of August Moon, the hottest boy band on the planet. When Solène must step in to chaperone her teenage daughter’s trip to the Coachella Music Festival after her ex bails at the last minute, she has a chance encounter with Hayes and there is an instant, undeniable spark. As they begin a whirlwind romance, it isn’t long before Hayes’ superstar status poses unavoidable challenges to their relationship, and Solène soon discovers that life in the glare of his spotlight might be more than she bargained for.

Release Date: May 2, 2024 (USA) | Length: 115 min | Genre: Drama | MPAA Rating: Rated R for some language and sexual content. | Note(s): Gabrielle Union and Robinne Lee are producers on this project. Premiered at SXSW on March 16, 2024. Above is the US theatrical release date. I wasn’t able to “identify” the Jaiden Anthony in this film, but he is NOT the footballer. Also wasn’t able to identify Trinity Ansah. I found several Darryl Fields Jr.’s but couldn’t identify which one was in this film.