Hulu to Premiere Auli’i Cravalho’s Newly Titled Teen Romance “Crush” in Late April

Auli’i Cravalho is crush-ing it…

Hulu has announced that the name of the 21-year-old part-Puerto Rican actress/singer’s previously untitled teen romance is now titled Crush.

Auli’i CravalhoHulu will premiere the Sammi Cohen-directed film, which co-stars Rowan Blanchard, will premiere on April 29.

Written by Kirsten King and Casey Rackham, the film centers on a young aspiring artist who is forced to join her high school track team, using it as an opportunity to pursue the girl she’s been harboring a long-time crush on. But she soon finds herself falling for an unexpected teammate and discovers what real love feels like.

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Jeremy Garelick, Will Phelps and Ryan Bennett produced for American High, with Natasha Lyonne, Maya Rudolph and Danielle Renfrew Behrens for Animal Pictures, Andrew Miano and Britta Rowings for Depth of Field, Katie Newman for 3 Arts Entertainment, and Mickey Liddell and Pete Shilaimon for LD Entertainment.

Tyler Alvarez to Star in New Hulu Coming-of-Age Romance

Tyler Alvarez has lined up his next project…

The 23-year-old Puerto Rican and Cuban-American actor has joined the cast of Hulu’s untitled coming-of-age romance film starring Rowan Blanchard and Auli’i Cravalho, which Sammi Cohen is directing.

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Alvarez, who currently appears on Season Two of Netflix’s Never Have I Ever, joins a list of cast newcomers that includes Megan MullallyMichelle ButeauAasif MandviTeala Dunn and Isabella Ferreira.

The film, scripted by Kirsten King and Casey Rackham, centers on an aspiring artist who is forced to join her high school track team, using it as an opportunity to pursue the girl she’s been harboring a long-time crush on. Later, she finds herself falling for an unexpected teammate, only then discovering what real love feels like.

Blanchard will play Paige, the aspiring artist who’s thrust out of her comfort zone, with Cravalho portraying AJ, an elusive track star who has always lived in the shadow of her twin sister.

Auli’i Cravalho to Star in High School Coming-of-Age Film from Hulu, Maya Rudolph & Natasha Lyonne

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.

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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.