A modern-day retelling of the famous play Cyrano de Bergerac, but gender-swapped and star-studded, Sierra Burgess is a Loser has come to Netflix.
The movie follows a case of an identity mix-up, teen angst, and plenty of broken – then mended – hearts.
In September 2016, Ian Samuels was announced as director of Sierra Burgess Is a Loser, with a screenplay by Lindsey Beer.
Netflix announced they had acquired the movie’s rights on January 18, 2018.
Here’s all you need to know about the young cast of Sierra Burgess Is a Loser.
Shannon Purser stars as Sierra Burgess.
Purser is best known for her role as Barb in Stranger Things.
Plenty of fans were captivated by her, and her unsatisfying end became the stuff of internet legend.
Sierra’s best friend Dan is played by RJ Cyler from Me and Earl and the Dying Girl.
To All The Boys I’ve Loved Before star Noah Centineo plays Jamey, the heartthrob of Sierra Burgess Is A Loser.
Kristine Froseth plays Veronica – the popular cheerleader and initial target of Jamey’s interest.
Though she starts off as a mean girl, Veronica and Sierra eventually form an uneasy bond.
Two 1980s stalwarts play Sierra’s parents.
Lea Thompson of Back to the Future stars as Jules-Osborn Burgess, Sierra’s mother.
Alan Ruck of Ferris Bueller’s Day Off Fame plays Stephen Burgess, Sierra’s father.
Sierra’s teacher Mrs Thomson is played by Loretta Devine, a prolific American actress best known for her role in Boston Public.
Chrissy Metz, star of American series This Is Us, plays Veronica’s mother Trish.
Will Peltz (who starred as Adam in the 2014 Unfriended) plays Veronica’s college boyfriend Spence.
Other cast members include Alice Lee as Mackenzie, Giorgia Whigham as Chrissy, Mary Pat Gleason as Sierra’s counsellor and Joey Morgan as Topher.
As Sierra Burgess Is A Loser is a Netflix special, anyone with a subscription can watch.
The trailer for Sierra Burgess Is A Loser is available to watch right here at Express.co.uk.
Sierra Burgess Is A Loser is now playing on Netflix.