Fire Island , Andrew Ahn ‘s Searchlight Pictures film , will arrive on Disney + on June 17.
we show you the official backstage video of the film, which explains its origins in the words of the protagonists themselves.
Set in the gay resort town of Long Island, New York, Fire Island is a romantic, modern and heartfelt comedy that stages a multicultural and diverse reading of queerness and romance. Inspired by the timeless intrigues of Jane Austen’s classic Pride and Prejudice, the story centers on two best friends (Joel Kim Booster and Bowen Yang) who set out on a legendary summer adventure with the help of a cheap rosé and their group of eclectic friends.
Fire Island, directed by Andrew Ahn, stars Joel Kim Booster ( The Other Two , Big Mouth ), Emmy Award nominated Bowen Yang ( Saturday Night Live ), Margaret Cho, Conrad Ricamora, James Scully, Matt Rogers, Tomas Matos , Torian Miller, Nick Adams, Zane Phillips, Michael Graceffa, Peter Smith and Bradley Gibson. From a screenplay by Joel Kim Booster, the film is produced by Tony Hernandez, John Hodges and Brooke Posch of JAX Media and was shot in Pines, NY.