Auli’i Cravalho is crushin’…
The 20-year-old part-Puerto Rican actress/singer will star opposite Rowan Blanchard in a high school coming-of-age romance from Hulu, Maya Rudolph and Natasha Lyonne’s Animal Pictures and American High.
The untitled project follows an aspiring young artist forced to join her high school track team. She uses it as an opportunity to pursue the girl she’s been harboring a longtime crush on. But she soon finds herself falling for an unexpected teammate and discovers what real love feels like.
Kirsten King and Casey Rackham penned the script.
Cravalho rose to acclaim after voicing Disney’s animated Moana.