The film will be released to theaters on November 18:
Hailee Steinfeld interview on The Edge of Seventeen movie, her character, relating to the film, and the different relationships in the movie:
Hailee Steinfeld is on the edge of a major moment… and she’s about to spend some of that moment at EW PopFest.
The actress had star-making turns in movies like True Grit and Pitch Perfect 2, and her career is expected to reach new heights with The Edge of Seventeen, out Nov. 18 and produced by James L. Brooks. Further, her debut EP, Haiz, is out now, with hit singles including “Love Myself” and “Hell Nos and Headphones,” and she recently collaborated with Zedd on “Starving.” Now she’ll be performing and previewing The Edge of Seventeen this weekend on the EW PopFest stage. How’s that for a fab one-two punch?
Steinfeld joins an already stacked lineup at PopFest, including performances by JoJo, Nick Jonas, Janelle Monae, Tove Lo, and Jake Miller, to name a few. Guests will have a opportunity to pick up a mic on the Lip Sync Battle stage while Survivor lovers will have the chance to attempt some real challenges from the show. Fans of Gilmore Girls, Grey’s Anatomy, The CW’s superhero shows, This Is Us, and so much more will have the chance to see their favorite stars up close and in person, while Jennifer Aniston will be on hand with her Office Christmas Party cast mates and Eddie Redmayne and Katherine Waterston will conjure up a sneak peak of Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them.
EW PopFest runs from Oct. 29-30 at The Reef in Downtown Los Angeles.
Everyone knows that growing up is hard, and life is no easier for high school junior Nadine (Hailee Steinfeld), who is already at peak awkwardness when her all-star older brother Darian (Blake Jenner) starts dating her best friend Krista (Haley Lu Richardson). All at once, Nadine feels more alone than ever, until the unexpected friendship of a thoughtful boy (Hayden Szeto) gives her a glimmer of hope that things just might not be so terrible after all: