Timothée Chalamet follows up his hot 2017 with Hot Summer Nights, a romantic thriller which just unveiled a new trailer and poster. The trailer reveals Chalamet stars as a teenager who smokes pot, falls for a girl, and winds up involved in dealing drugs. A new poster for the 2018 film also features Chalamet along with the tagline: “One summer can change everything.”
In addition to Timothée Chalamet, the cast includes Maika Monroe, Alex Roe, and William Fichtner. Elijah Bynum makes his feature film debut as both writer and director of Hot Summer Nights.
A24 is planning a June 28, 2018 release on DirecTV followed by a theatrical release on July 27, 2018.
Timothée Chalamet broke onto the scene in 2017 with starring roles in Call Me By Your Name and Lady Bird, along with a supporting role in 2017’s Hostiles. Chalamet’s performance in the coming-of-age love story Call Me By Your Name earned him a Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role Oscar nomination. He also earned Golden Globe, BAFTA, Alliance of Women Film Journalists, Broadcast Film Critics Association, and Screen Actors Guild nominations for that critically acclaimed film.
Chalamet took home wins in the Best Actor category from the Austin Film Critics Association, Boston Online Film Critics Association, Chicago Film Critics Association, Independent Spirit Awards, Florida Film Critics Circle, Gay and Lesbian Entertainment Critics Association, Kansas City Film Critics Circle, London Critics Circle, Los Angeles Film Critics Association, and the New York Film Critics Circle. He also earned Breakthrough awards from the San Diego Film Critics Society, Online Film Critics Society, and the National Board of Review.
The Plot: Set in Cape Cod over one scorching summer, Hot Summer Nights follows Daniel (Timothée Chalamet), a shy out-of-towner who gets in over his head flipping weed with the neighborhood rebel (Alex Roe) while pursuing his new business partner’s enigmatic sister (Maika Monroe). With a hurricane looming in the wings, tensions rise against a backdrop of drive-ins, arcades, and crashed parties as the stakes (and temperatures) grow ever higher.