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Selena Gomez and David Henrie (picture credit score: Maryam Pahlavan)

I’m so excited to reunite with my buddy David on our feel-good, coming-of-age movie, This Is The 12 months. With all of the craziness happening on the planet, a feel-good film is simply what we want proper now!

BOLD Entertainment and Novo Media Group, LLC, are happy to announce the first-ever, interactive, virtual movie premiere on August 28th for his or her first movie, This Is The 12 months. The movie is directed by David Henrie, together with his longtime buddy Selena Gomez signing on as Govt Producer. The one-night-only occasion brings the 2 former co-stars of Wizards of Waverly Place again collectively and provides many extra next-generation stars within the solid and all through the dwell occasion.

This Is The 12 months is a recent spin on lots of the traditional 80’s films that resonated with that period’s youth. It goals to deal with the problems dealing with teenagers right this moment – highschool friendships, romances, escapades, change and extra – talking their language and breaking by means of with a narrative that truly means one thing.

“I’m so excited to reunite with my buddy David on our feel-good, coming-of-age movie, This Is The 12 months,” mentioned Selena. “With all of the craziness happening on the planet, a feel-good film is simply what we want proper now!”

“It’s so nice to be working once more with Selena, particularly on a challenge that has a lot magic to it,” acknowledged Henrie. “We truly had deliberate a theatrical launch of This Is The 12 months, however because of the pandemic we needed to pivot swiftly. Because of our companions at BOLD Leisure, we had been in a position to create a brand-new film expertise at house that’s greater than only a launch to Video on Demand.”

“This has been a yr of unprecedented change, wrestle and uncertainty for all of us,” Henrie continued. “As we flip our focus towards new beginnings – a brand new college yr, a brand new season, a brand new ‘regular’ – there’s by no means been a greater time to embark on a journey full of friendship, love, empowerment and music.”

Within the movie, in a final ditch effort to win over the woman of his goals, a nerdy highschool senior (Lorenzo Henrie – Worry the Strolling Useless, Brokers of S.H.I.E.L.D.) and his greatest pals embark on a highway journey to see their favourite band – lovelytheband – on the hottest music competition of the yr, Entrance and Middle, solely to find real love in essentially the most surprising place. Becoming a member of Lorenzo and David are Gregg Sulkin and Jeff Garlin, additionally alumni of Wizards of Waverly Place, and different solid members Vanessa Marano, Jake Quick, Alyssa Jirrels and Bug Corridor.

BOLD Leisure’s This Is The 12 months digital premiere takes place on Friday, August 28th, at 4:30pm PT / 7:30pm ET and is open to the general public. With the acquisition of a digital ticket, followers can be a part of the pre-show that includes music from the movie’s soundtrack, behind the scenes clips, an introduction from David Henrie and Selena Gomez, and extra. Then after the characteristic movie is performed, TikTok personalities Charli and Dixie D’Amelio will lead a dwell Q&A of the solid. And at last, the night tops off with an unique efficiency by platinum-selling, alt-pop trio lovelytheband that includes music from their newly launched album.

A portion of the night occasion’s proceeds might be donated to Selena’s chosen charity, the PLUS1 COVID-19 Relief Fund with funds allotted to its World Central Kitchen non-profit and the Sweet Relief Musicians Fund, in addition to different charity and non-profit organizations that want to use ticket gross sales for fundraising.

“Our digital premiere on the 28th goes to be a blast and profit some nice causes. This wouldn’t be doable with out BOLD Leisure’s wonderful assist, sources, and experience to develop and pull this all collectively,” added Henrie. “Massive due to my staff at Untitled Leisure led by Jason Weinberg, and the A3 Artists Company, who’ve been extremely useful, too, all through the method bringing some nice companions into the fold.”

Strategic companions collaborating with BOLD Leisure and Novo Media Group on the digital premiere embody Civic Leisure Group, a Seacrest International Firm, and Pedestal Know-how.

For extra info on This Is The 12 months and to buy tickets for the digital premiere, please go to and observe alongside on Instagram, Facebook, and TikTok at @thisistheyearfilm.

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