Afterlife of the Party is one of the Netflix films that is ready to air in September 2021. This film is directed by Stephen Herek and writer Carrie Freedle. In the fantasy-comedy genre, Afterlife of the Party will star Victoria Justice, Adam Garcia, and Midori Francis.
While waiting for it to air, let’s first look at five interesting facts about the movie Afterlife of the Party.
Synopsis Afterlife of the Party
Afterlife of the Party will follow the story of Cassie (Victoria Justice), a party planner who is planning her 25th birthday. However, his plan had to fail because he died in a strange accident, just the day before his birthday.
Instead of being in “the above” or “the below” , Cassie is trapped in ” in-between ” with her guardian angel Val (Robyn Scott), and is given five days to improve her relationships with her family and friends on Earth. He also had to be able to prove that he was worthy enough to enter the great VIP room in the sky.
Starring Victoria Justice, Midori Francis, to Robyn Scott
In October 2020, Victoria Justice was officially announced to play the main role in the film Afterlife of the Party. Known for her role as Lola Martinez in Zoey 101 and the role of Tori Vega in the Nickelodeon sitcom Victorious , Afterlife of the Party will mark the first Netflix original film starring Victoria Justice.
Star of the series Dash & Lily, Midori Francis, also starred Afterlife of the Party . In this film, she plays Lisa, Cassie’s best friend. Before Cassie died in a strange accident, Lisa had told Cassie to stay at home, but Cassie refused and chose to go to a party. At this party, Cassie finally died.
Besides Victoria Justice and Midori Francis, the film also stars Adam Garcia, Spencer Sutherland, Timothy Renouf, Gloria Garcia, Kiroshan Naidoo, and Robyn Scott.
Films directed by Stephen Herek and writer Carrie Freedle
Afterlife of the Party is a film directed by Stephen Herek. Starting his career as a director in 1986 through the film Critters , Stephen Herek has produced various popular works. Some of the popular films and series he has directed include 101 Dalmatians (1996), Jinxed (2014), and Dolly Parton’s Coat of Many Colors (2015-2016).
Meanwhile, the script for Afterlife of the Party was written by Carrie Freedle. This writer has previously worked on several films such as My Secret Valentine (2018) and Winter Love Story (2019).
Tori is the initial name of the character played by Victoria Justice
In an interview with Bustle , Victoria Justice revealed that when she first read the script for Afterlife of the Party , her character’s name was “Tori”. He finds this funny because the name is the same as the character Tori Vega he played in the popular sitcom Victorious (2010-2013).
Of course, Victoria Justice refused to use the name. He then suggested changing the character’s name to “Cassie”. Finally, “Cassie” was officially decided to be the name of the main character in the movie Afterlife of the Party.
Comedy-fantasy film with a thick friendship story, spiced with melodrama and romance
Based on the released trailer , Afterlife of the Party is a comedy film that is ready to bring laughter to the audience. This film will also present the story of the friendship between Cassie (Victoria Justice) and Lisa (Midori Francis) who eventually have to separate dimensions. In this film, it will also be described, that they finally realize how much they mean to each other.
Afterlife of the Party will also feature a platonic love story peppered with melodrama, as the character Cassie must mend her relationship with her father and mother on Earth.
Premiere September 2, 2021
After confirming the cast in October 2020, Afterlife of the Party finally filmed from May 23 to June 20, 2021. Advantage Entertainment is the production company responsible for making this comedy film. The film, which is planned to run with a duration of 109 minutes, will be released globally on September 2, 2021.