The Spectacular Now is a classic coming of age story based off of the novel by Tim Tharp that was originally published in 2008. Tharp’s popular novel is now getting adapted for the screen in an upcoming movie with the same title.
The film stars Miles Teller as Sutter Keely, a cocky and self-indulged high school senior who goes gains a new outlook on life after getting to know Shailene Woodley’s character, Aimee Finicky. An exclusive and sweet new image has recently been revealed. This exclusive image features Sutter (Teller) and Aimee (Woodley) driving in a truck and delivering newspapers.
Fans of the novel may be interested in seeing this image because it gives us a closer look at how the relationship between Sutter and Aimee is portrayed in the film. The screenplay was penned by Scott Neustadter and Michael H. Weber, who also wrote (500) Days of Summer and The Fault in Out Stars screenplays together. If you haven’t already, watch the recent trailer here.
The Spectacular Now is directed by James Ponsoldt and also stars Brie Larson, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Kyle Chandler, and Dayo Okeniyi. Will you be seeing it when it hits a theater near you on August 2, 2013? What do you think of the cast involved in this anticipated project?