‘The Last Summer’: Netflix Movie Release Date, Plot, Cast & Trailer

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It suffices to say there are many subscribers that have fallen in love with teen dramas on Netflix. With such titles like To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before and The Perfect Date, Netflix has a pretty good track record. The next title subscribers may fall for is the upcoming Netflix Original The Last Summer. Starring the loveable rogue A.J Kapa (Riverdale) fans will be flocking to the screen come May. Here’s all the information you need on The Last Summer, including the plot, cast, trailer, and Netflix release date.

The Last Summer is an upcoming Netflix Original Teen-Romance film written by William and Scott Bindley. William Bindley is also in the director’s seat for The Last Summer, which will make the director’s first film in 18 years. Production has been handled by Gulfstream Pictures who previously produced Blended and Mother’s Day.

What is the plot of The Last Summer?

The official synopsis given by Netflix is the following:

“High school graduates wrestle with love and friendship during their final summer together before heading off to college.”

Who is in the cast of The Last Summer?

Role Cast Member Where have I seen/heard them before?
Griffin K.J. Apa Riverdale | The Hate U Give | The Cul De Sac
Pheobe Maia Mitchell Teen Beach 2 | The Fosters | Never Goin’ Back
Mason Norman Johnson Jr. Nineteen Summers | The Last Summer | Induced Effect
Alec Jacob Latimore Detroit | The Maze Runner | Vanishing on 7th Street
Foster Wolfgang Novogratz Assassination Nation | Sierra Burgess Is a Loser | Yes, God, Yes
Audrey Sosie Bacon Loverboy | The Closer | Scream: The TV Series
Reece Mario Revolori Please Stand By | Off the Menu | Rhett & Link’s Buddy System
Chad Jacob McCarthy The Drummer and the Keeper | A.P. Bio | Foursome
Erin Halston Sage Scouts Guide to the Zombie Apocalypse | The First Time | Paper Towns
Ricky Santos Tyler Posey Teen Wolf | Maid in Manhattan | Truth or Dare
Paige Gage Golightly Cabin Fever | The Troop | Teen Wolf

When did production take place for The Last Summer?

For fans of Riverdale out there many will be wondering when K.J Apa (Archie) would have had the time to take part in a film. That’s easily answered as filming for The Last Summer began in May 2018 and concluded in June a month later.

Riverdale filming typically takes place between September and March. This would give the cast at least five months to pursue other projects while Riverdale is on a hiatus.

Are there any images of The Last Summer?

What is the run time of The Last Summer?

The Last Summer has a run time of 109 minutes!

Is there a Netflix trailer for The Last Summer?

Oh yes! The trailer for The Last Summer has already racked up two million views on YouTube!

When is the release date for The Last Summer?

The Last Summer will be available to stream the 3rd of May, 2019!

Will The Last Summer be available in my region?

There’s no need to worry, The Last Summer will be released as a global original.

Has The Last Summer debuted elsewhere?

It is known that some of the Netflix Originals debut at independent film festivals across the world. The Last Summer is an exemption from this list! So if you tune in time you could be one of the very first subscribers that get to watch it…

Any recommendations until The Last Summer releases?

If you’re looking for more Teen romance titles, we can put together a little watch list just for you!

We expect many of you have already watched the films below! Regardless, here are some titles to fill your time before The Last Summer arrives:

  • Alex Strangelove Netflix Original
  • Angus, Thongs and perfect snogging
  • Easy A
  • Sierra Burgess is a Loser Netflix Original
  • The Kissing Booth Netflix Original 
  • To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before Netflix Original

Are you excited for the release of The Last Summer? Let us know in the comments below!

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Jacob joined What's on Netflix in 2018 as a fulltime writer having worked in numerous other industries until that point. Jacob covers all things Netflix whether that's TV or movies but specializes in covering new anime and K-dramas. Resides in Norwich in the United Kingdom.