FilmRise released the official trailer for “The Miseducation of Cameron Post.”
Chloë Grace Moretz stars as Cameron, a teenager who is forced to attend a gay conversion therapy camp in 1993. It is based on the novel by Emily M. Danforth. Desiree Akhavan directed and co-wrote the adapted screenplay with Cecilia Frugiuele.
Jennifer Ehle, Sasha Lane, and John Gallagher Jr. also star in the drama that premiered at this year’s Sundance Film Festival. It won the Grand Jury Prize for Dramatic Features, and went on to nominations in Seattle and Sydney.
At only 21, Moretz has starred in many film and television roles. She made her feature film debut in “The Amityville Horror” at age 8. Moretz was a standout as Joseph Gordon-Levitt’s younger sister in “The (500) Days of Summer,” and in the horror film “Let Me In.” She starred in both installments of “Kick-Ass” as Hit Girl, and showed her comedic prowess in “Neighbors 2,” among other things. After this film, she will next appear in Luca Guadagnino’s adaptation of “Suspiria.”
Jennifer Ehle made her major breakthrough when she starred as Elizabeth Bennet in the BBC’s 1995 miniseries adaptation of “Pride and Prejudice” opposite future Oscar winner Colin Firth. The two were reunited years later when they both starred in Best Picture winner “The King’s Speech” in 2010. Ehle also appeared in “Fifty Shades of Grey” and “Zero Dark Thirty.”
Sasha Lane can currently be seen in the indie hit “Hearts Beat Loud.” She made her film debut with the indie darling “American Honey” in 2016 and recently finished production on next year’s “Hellboy.”
John Gallagher, Jr. was a guest star on many television shows before commanding attention opposite Brie Larson in “Short Term 12.” From there, he went on to noteworthy work in “10 Cloverfield Lane,” and “Hush.”
Writer and director Desiree Akhavan made her feature debut with “Appropriate Behavior” in 2014. She also starred in the film. She also appeared in several episodes of the groundbreaking series “Girls,” the movie “Creep 2” and the UK series “Flowers.”
“The Miseducation of Cameron Post” will be in limited release beginning August 3.