Along for the Ride: Release Date, Cast, Plot And Everything We Know So Far

The official trailer for Netflix’s ‘Along for the Ride’ has been released. It is included in the Netflix collection of teen romcoms. It has also evolved into a live-action adaptation of Sarah Dessen’s novel of the same name, also available on Netflix. As part of the deal, Netflix has optioned four of Dessen’s works for adaptation, making it the first company to be given the go-ahead for the project.

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Sofia Alvarez wrote the script for this Netflix adolescent adaption. She previously collaborated with Netflix on To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before and its two sequels and the Eric Andre FXX series Man Seeking Woman, among other projects. Alvarez is also directing the picture, which will serve as her feature film directorial debut.


  • Emma Pasarow as Auden
  • Belmont Cameli as Eli
  • Dermot Mulroney as Robert
  • Andie MacDowell as Victoria
  • Kate Bosworth as Heidi
  • Genevieve Hannelius as Leah
  • Laura Kariuki as Maggie
  • Samia Finnerty as Esther
  • Genevieve Hannelius as Leah

Netflix has already announced the lead cast and the supporting cast for the film, which will feature a diverse group of established performers and novices in the industry. In the movie, Emma Pasarow portrays Auden’s main character, while Belmont Cameli portrays Eli’s love interest. Andie MacDowell portrays Auden’s mother, Kate Bosworth portrays Auden’s stepmother Heidi, and Dermot Mulroney portrays the character’s father.

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Additionally, there are numerous supporting roles, including Laura Karuiki as Leah, Genevieve Hannelius as Esther, Paul Karmiyan as Adam, Marcus Scribner as Wallace, and Riccardo Hurtado as Jake.

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Along for the Ride Plot

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The film’s plot is based on Sarah Dessen’s 2009 young adult novel of the same name, also named one of the top 15 books in the category. Dessen received the Margaret A. Edwards Award from the American Library Association in 2017 for making such a significant and long-lasting contribution to young adult fiction. We’ve already revealed that it’s one of four Dessen novels that Netflix has optioned for a television series. The other three songs are This Lullaby, Once and For All, and The Truth About Forever, according to the information available.

Before summer college as Auden meets such strange Eli, who is a kind insomniac. At the same time, the seaside town of Colby sleeps, with the two embarking on a highly motivated quest to assist Auden’s experience. The fun and carefree life is something she never knew she desired until she met Eli.

Along for the Ride Trailer

The trailer for the film was released on March 24th, along with a caption.”The summer before college Auden meets the mysterious Eli, a fellow insomniac. While the seaside town of Co0lby sleeps, the two embark on the nightly quest to help; Auden experiences the fun, carefree teen life she never knew she wanted.”