After you dive back into Stranger Things next week, you will be able to spend some time with Gaten Matarazzo later next month in a Paramount+ YA comedy. He plays opposite Angourie Rice (Mare of Easttown) in Honor Society, a coming-of-age film about a girl who''s hard-hit by taking down the competition so she can attend an Ivy League school. The challenge is, however, it''s not as simple as killing your college opponents once you meet and
Honor (Rice) discusses directly to the camera in her four-year quest to earn a place at an Ivy League school, which includes overachieving, volunteering, and making a name for herself. It''s only one concern with all of her well-laid schemes, and her guidance teacher advises her that she''s in the top four. Naturally, she''ll have to take out the competition if she''s going to achieve her dreams, and Michael (Matarazzo) is the biggest obstacle standing in
Oran Zegman is directing her feature film debut with this comedy after helming a slew of short films. David A. Goodman, who has developed a variety of programming experience, has written the script for a funny video game Lego Batman: The Unite.
Christopher Mintz-Plasse (Promising Young Woman), Armani Jackson (Greys Anatomy), Ben Jackson Walker (Orange is the New Black) and Amy Keum (Paramount+s Evil) join the cast of Honor Society.
On July 29, Paramount+ took on the stage of Honor Society in the United States, Canada, Australia, and the United Kingdom. The streamer has yet to specify release dates for other territories.
The following video is a peek.
Check out the official synopsis here:
Honor is an ambitious high school graduate with a focused solely on getting into an Ivy League college...assuming she can first earn the coveted recommendation from her tutor, Mr. Calvin. Honor develops a Machiavellian-like plan to defeat her top three student competitors, until things take a turn when she unexpectedly falls for her biggest competition, Michael.