This will be the first time Phoebe Bridgers has starred in a feature film, though she has previously appeared in a number of short films and music videos. She is best known for her work as a musician, and has released two solo albums, Stranger in the Alps and Punisher, to critical acclaim.A24 is a renowned independent film studio, and has produced a number of acclaimed movies, including Lady Bird, The Florida Project, and Eighth Grade. This new project is sure to be another success, with Bridgers' star power and Seligman's writing and directing talents.
Hollywood Reporter say that the story I Saw the TV Glow, sees two teenage outcasts, played by Justice Smith and Brigette Lundy-Paine, who bond over their shared love of a scary television show. However, the boundary between TV and reality begins to blur after it is mysteriously canceled.
Schoenbrun's last feature film, We're All Going to the World's Fair, was critically well-received after it debuted at Sundance in 2021. The film was praised for its strong performances, beautiful cinematography, and emotionally resonant story. We're All Going to the World's Fair is a touching and ultimately uplifting film about hope, friendship, and the power of dreams.
On announcing the stars of their new film yesterday, Shoenbrun tweeted: Big news!! Behold the cast of I SAW THE TV GLOW, which if I might humbly brag is the coolest, wildest (and queerest) cast anyone has assembled in a minute.
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