Amazon Freevee has released the first teaser trailer of “High School,” which is set to premiere on the streamer on October 14.
Based on the 2019 memoir of the same name by indie-pop duo Tegan and Sara Quin, the eight-part drama series centers on the twin sisters’ memories as they grew up in the ’90s searching for their own identities. “High School” stars include TikTok creators Railey and Seazynn Gilliland, as well as Esther McGregor, Olivia Rouyre, Amanda Fix, Brianne Tju, Geena Meszaros, CJ Valleroy, Nate Corddry, and special guest stars Cobie Smulders and Kyle Bornheimer.
The series is produced by Plan B’s Clea DuVall, Tegan and Sara Quin, Laura Kittrell, and Dede Gardner, Jeremy Kleiner and Carina Sposato. DuVall and Kittrell also serve as co-showrunners and co-writers, with DuVall directing several episodes. Amazon Studios and Plan B Entertainment are producing.
High School will have its world premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival in September. The drama series will debut its first four episodes on Friday, October 14 on Amazon Freevee. Freevee unveiled the trailer during his portion of the TV Critics Assn. Press tour on Friday.
Check out the full teaser trailer below.
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https://variety.com/2022/tv/news/amazon-freevee-high-school-premiere-date-teaser-tv-news-roundup-1235340160/ ‘High School’ Premiere Date And Teaser Revealed (TV News Roundup)