Trailer: Watch the trailer for WE NEED TO TALK

(Info from Press Release)

In the tradition of Billy Madison, a new film set in the chaotic, comical world of gaming and influencers, WE NEED TO TALK starring James Maslow (“Big Time Rush”) and Emily Bett Rickards (“Arrow”) coming to Digital this May from Global Digital Releasing. 
 
The public is also invited to a special screening of the film in which they can interact with the cast, see never before seen footage, and get merch on May 12.
 
Scott is a self-absorbed online video-game influencer, who speaks to millions of fans every day, but simply cannot (or will not) communicate with the people he loves. He remains blissfully unaware that he’s the problem until one morning, as she’s walking out the door, his girlfriend Aly tells him, "we need to talk." Her comment sends Scott spiraling into a day-long tailspin as he seeks wisdom, advice, and emotional support from his social media network of friends, internet trolls, and a myriad of online characters from around the world.
 
From writer/director Todd Wolfe, and also starring Daytime Emmy Award Winner Christel Khalil (“The Young and the Restless”), Johnathan Fernandez (HBO Max’s “Gossip Girl”), and Tray Chaney (“The Wire”), WE NEED TO TALK features a legion of cameos by real gamers and influencers including Clementinator, DubDotDUBBY, Secret_LeonGids, GlitterXplosion, HipHopGamer, AlexER and FroKnowsPhoto.
 
Says Wolfe, “At its core, "We Need to Talk" is a romantically infused coming-of-age comedy centering on Great Scott…a pampered man child who has been spoiled by his impulsive social media "fan" base. In the vein of cult classics like "Billy Madison" and "Tommy Boy," "We Need to Talk" has an inherent heartbeat that matches pace with its sometimes crude, locker-room-style humor.
The script was inspired by my personal experiences working for a narcissistic YouTuber and experiencing firsthand the self-indulgence and delusions that tend to surround the social media arena. Combined with my penchant for playing video games at two pm on an average Tuesday, I’d become more obsessed with my work preoccupations than my personal relationships. I began to wonder if these varied conditions might make for an interesting story and could be as humorous to an audience as they'd become to me. Hopefully, they are, and the film invokes laughter, warmth, and appreciation, at all of the right moments…and evokes some of the same emotions I'd encountered growing up, when enjoying the films of revered comedic storytellers like John Hughes, Harold Ramis, and John Landis.”
 
WE NEED TO TALK
Fan Premiere Screening Tickets For May 12 here
WE NEED TO TALK
Premieres On Digital Platforms May 13 From Global Digital Releasing

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