“Dating and New York” trailer puts friends to the test
Two New York Millennials Make Friends With Benefits Deal… What Could Go Wrong?
The First Trailer for “Dating and New York,” the Film Version of the TikTok Trend “Two Best Friends in a Room… They Might Kiss Each Other,” Explores the Trials and Tribulations of Dating in the Age of Receipts reading.
The modern love story follows the still single Milo (Jaboukie Young-White) and Wendy (Francesca Reale) who match up on a dating app. Rather than imagining or settling into a relationship, the two form a written agreement to connect without feelings, an agreement that will test the resolution of their seemingly perfect dynamics.
“It’s going to end badly for you,” Milo’s friend told him.
For Wendy and Milo, their fate is decided when one of them has real feelings, and they must find a way to stay friends, knowing that they love each other, or decide to never text each other again.
Jonah Feingold wrote and directed “Dating and New York” in her first feature film.
“There are so many new rules in the modern dating game,” Feingold said previously. Variety. “Even back when our parents met, it seemed very healthy, simple. You were sitting side by side on a plane, you were neighbors, you met in law school.
He adds, “I was thrilled to make a movie that their cute encounter literally fits an app. Nothing in particular. They both slide to the right, and that’s how they met.
Young-White is a comedian best known for “The Daily Show With Trevor Noah” and the Netflix romantic comedy “Someone Great”. Reale appeared in the third season of the Netflix sci-fi series “Stranger Things” and starred in the indie comedy “Yes, God, Yes”. Catherine Cohen, Brian Muller and “Entourage” actor Jerry Ferrara co-starred in the film, which features cameos from Arturo Castro (“Broad City”) and Alex Moffat (“Saturday Night Live”).
IFC Films has chosen “Dating and New York” ahead of its premiere at the Tribeca Film Festival, and plans to open the film on demand and in select theaters on September 10.
Watch the trailer below:
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