‘Anne With an E’ fame Lucas Jade Zumann is all up for his new project! Yes, its an adaptation of Evan Roskos’ coming-of-age novel ‘Dr. Bird’s Advice for Sad Poets’ named the same. Recently an announcement was made regarding the release of the most awaited entertainment drama by Lucas Zumann after his success from ‘Anne With an E’.
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Available On-Demand everywhere January 12th’
Starring: Lucas Jade Zumann, Taylor Russell, Lisa Edelstein, Jason Isaacs, David Arquette, Tom Wilkinson, Chase Stokes”- posted the Instagram page of the movie ‘Dr. Bird’s Advice For Sad Poets’.
All you want to know about ‘Dr. Bird’s Advice For Sad Poets’ is here!
Based on the novel by Evan Roskos, titled the same, the movie revoles around the fantasy-realistic-world of teenagers. Sixteen-year-old James Whitman played by Lucas Jade Zumann (20th Century Women, Anne With An ‘E’), struggles to overcome anxiety and depression by seeking advice from Dr. Bird voiced by Tom Wilkinson (The Grand Budapest Hotel).
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In his magical realism inspired world, James goes on a whimsical, but emotionally charged search to solve the mystery of the disappearance of his sister, after an altercation with their parents depicted by Lisa Edelstein (Girlfriends’ Guide to Divorce, The Kominsky Method) and Jason Isaacs (Harry Potter, Star Trek: Discovery). While James (Zumann) struggles to connect with hs parents, he deals with the intense social anxiety of high school life while navigating first love with Sophie, portrayed by Taylor Russell (Lost in Space, Waves) – a precocious girl from school who has her own agenda and a boyfriend Martin that hasn’t quite learned to let go of her, brought to life by Chase Stokes (Outer Banks). Our two lovestruck teens set out on a quest to find Jorie, finding themselves in what appears to be a cult of sorts, led by David Arquette (Scream series) as Xavier, and into the under belly of NYC nightlife that makes James question every relationship in his life.
With a running time of 110 minutes, the movie ‘Dr. Bird’s Advice for Sad Poets’ is directed by Yaniv Raz, the cast stars Lucas Jade Zumann, Taylor Russell, Jason Isaacs, Lisa Edelstein, David Arquette, Tom Wilkinson and Chase Stokes. The movie will be available on VOD from January 12.