Hulu has released the first trailer for Looking For Alaska, the upcoming limited series starring Charlie Plummer and Kristine Froseth, based on the best-selling John Green novel. All eight episodes of the series, from Paramount Television and Josh Schwartz and Stephanie Savage’s Fake Empire, will launch Friday, October 18 on the streaming network. The trailer was released Friday as part Hulu’s presentation at the Television Critics Association summer press tour in Beverly Hills.
Created by Schwartz, Looking for Alaska centers around teenager Miles “Pudge” Halter (Charlie Plummer), as he enrolls in boarding school to try to gain a deeper perspective on life. He falls in love with Alaska Young (Kristine Froseth), and finds a group of loyal friends. But after an unexpected tragedy, Miles and his close friends attempt to make sense of what they’ve been through.
In addition to Plummer and Froseth, the series stars Denny Love, Jay Lee, Landry Bender, Sofia Vassilieva, Uriah Shelton, and Jordan Connor. Also starring are Ron Cephas Jones (This Is Us) and Timothy Simons (Veep).
Savage and Schwartz serve as executive producers alongside Jessica Tuchinsky, Mark Waters, John Green, and Marty Bowen and Isaac Klausner of Temple Hill. Fake Empire executive Lis Rowinski serves as co-executive producer. Sarah Adina Smith (Hanna, Legion) directs the first episode.
Check out the trailer above.
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