STX Entertainment continues to build up its development slate, adding a coming-of-age drama in the vein of a John Hughes film.
Teen star Hailee Steinfeld plays the lead role in the movie Besties about two BFFs with Bad Blood after one secretly dates the other’s older brother. Steinfeld is known for her Oscar-nominated role in True Grit, her star turn in Pitch Perfect 2 with Anna Kendrick and Rebel Wilson and her hit summer single and music video Love Myself. Blake Jenner of Glee, Woody Harrelson and Kyra Sedgwick co-star.
Kelly Fremon is directing the film based on her script and James L. Brooks is producing. Besties started filming in metro Vancouver on Wednesday, October 21st, and is expected to wrap December 1st.