Titled Booksmart, the flick centers on two high school seniors, Amy (Kaitlyn Dever) and Molly (Beanie Feldstein, who played Julie in Lady Bird), who played it safe all four years but want to experience one crazy night before college. "Nobody knows that we are fun," Molly tells Amy in the trailer. "We didn't party because we wanted to focus on school and get into good colleges—but the irresponsible people who partied also got into those colleges.
What transpires is a night of adolescent debauchery straight out of Superbad. (It's a fitting comparison, given that Jonah Hill is Feldstein's older brother. ) They spray some mace, rob a pizza delivery guy, do lots of joyriding, and…get arrested? "This seems excessive," Amy says while in handcuffs. "Shotgun!
But Olivia Wilde has made a blazingly original coming-of-age buddy comedy that’s fresh and phenomenally funny," tweeted someone else who appears to have attended the festival. © 2019 Condé Nast. All rights reserved.
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Olivia Wilde’s New Movie Looks Like the Female ‘Superbad’—and People Are Thrilled https://t.co/OBvjHZugdN— Glamour (@glamourmag) May 24, 2019