In Hulu’s forthcoming rom-com Crush we meet an aspiring and ambitious young artist (Rowan Blanchard) who has been harboring a long-time crush on a girl (Isabella Ferreira). In an effort to get closer to her she joins the track team and ends up following for her teammate instead (Auli’i Cravalho).
Ah, young high school love. Remember those days?
Crush is directed by Sammi Cohen and written by Kirsten King and Casey Rackham. The movie also features Tyler Alvarez, Teala Dunn, Rico Paris, Addie Weyrich, WITH Aasif Mandvi, Michelle Buteau, and Megan Mullally.
Crush is produced by Jeremy Garelick, Will Phelps and Ryan Bennett for American High, Natasha Lyonne, Maya Rudolph and Danielle Renfrew Behrens for Animal Pictures, Andrew Miano and Britta Rowings for Depth of Field, Katie Newman for 3 Arts, and Mickey Liddell and Pete Shilaimon for LD Entertainment. Depth of Field’s Chris Weitz, Paul Weitz, and Dan Balgoyen are executive producers on the project. LD Entertainment’s Michael Glassman is also on board as an executive producer, as is Max Butler.