The Idea of You

The Idea of You

(2024)

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Where does The Idea of You rank today?

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Streaming charts last updated: 5:13:18 p.m., 2024-06-24

The Idea of You is 102 on the JustWatch Daily Streaming Charts today. The movie has moved up the charts by 72 places since yesterday. In Canada, it is currently more popular than Back to the Future but less popular than Tomb Raider.

Synopsis

Single mother finds love with extremely popular musician

40 year old single mother, Solène, unexpectedly finds romance with Hayes Campbell while chaperoning her teenage daughter's trip to Coachella. Hayes is the 24 year old lead singer of August Moon, the hottest boy band worldwide.

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What to know

Anne Hathaway and Nicholas Galitzine fall in love in adaptation of romance novel

The Idea of You is a romcom movie directed by Michael Showalter for Amazon Prime Video. It is based on Robinne Lee's 2017 debut novel of the same name.

What is The Idea of You about?

The story follows a single mom named Solène who finds herself unexpectedly drawn into a romance with Hayes Campbell, the lead singer of the world's most popular boy band and sixteen years her junior. Their encounter happens when Solène accompanies her teenage daughter to Coachella after her ex cancels last minute. Instantly, there's a strong connection between Solène and Hayes. Their whirlwind romance faces inevitable hurdles due to Hayes' celebrity status and Solène realizes navigating life in his spotlight comes with major challenges.

Who worked behind-the-scenes of The Idea of You?

Michael Showalter is best known for creating the Wet Hot American Summer franchise with David Wain. He also co-created the dark comedy series Search Party as well as directed the 2017 romantic-dramedy The Big Sick which went on to be nominated for Best Original Screenplay at the Academy Awards. He co-wrote the screenplay of The Idea of You with Kissing Jessica Stein screenwriter Jennifer Westfeldt. Westfeldt also wrote and directed 2011's Friends with Kids and starred in such TV shows as Grey's Anatomy, 24 and Younger.

Showalter and Lee serve as producers on The Idea of You along with star Anne Hathaway, Cathy Schulman, Gabrielle Union, Eric Hayes and Jordana Mollick. Jim Frohna handles cinematography duties on the film. He has worked on such titles as Transparent, I Love Dick, Shrinking and Big Little Lies.

Who stars in The Idea of You?

Academy Award winner Anne Hathaway stars as Solène. She is a celebrated actress, winning the prestigious Oscar in 2013 for Les Misérables and appearing in such films as The Princess Diaries, The Devil Wears Prada, Rachel Getting Married, The Dark Knight Rises, Interstellar and Ocean's 8. Nicholas Galitzine portrays Hayes and is best known for his roles in Red, White & Royal Blue and Bottoms. They are joined by Ella Rubin (The Chair) as Izzy, Reid Scott (Veep) as Daniel, Jordan Aaron Hall as Zeke, Jaiden Anthony as Adrian, Raymond Cham Jr as Oliver, Viktor White as Simon, Dakota Adan as Rory, Annie Mumolo (Bridesmaids) as Tracy and Perry Mattfeld (Shameless) as Eva.

Where can I watch The Idea of You?

The Idea of You began streaming on Amazon Prime Video on May 2, 2024.

Production News

  • December 19, 2018
    • It is revealed that Welle Entertainment has acquired the rights to adapt Robinne Lee's novel The Idea of You, with Cathy Schulman and Gabrielle Union serving as producers. (Source: Deadline)
  • June 21, 2021
    • Jennifer Westfeldt is tapped to write the upcoming adaptation with Oscar winner Anne Hathaway set to star. (Source: Deadline)
  • August 25, 2022
    • Michael Showalter is announced as the director of The Idea of You. (Source: Deadline)
  • September 19, 2022
    • Nicholas Galitzine joins the cast of the film, acting opposite Hathaway. (Source: Variety)
  • October 6, 2022
    • Jaiden Anthony, Raymond Cham, Vik White and Dakota Adan are added to the cast, playing Galitzine's bandmates in the film. (Source: The Hollywood Reporter)
  • October 12, 2022
    • Ella Rubin is added to the film, playing Hathaway's daughter. (Source: Variety)
  • December 20, 2023
    • The Idea of You will exclusively premiere on Amazon Prime Video beginning May 2, 2024. (Source: The Playlist)
  • January 30, 2024
    • The Idea of You is set to close out the Southwest Film & TV Festival. (Source: Variety)
  • May 2, 2024

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Rating

IMDB 6.4 (48k)

Genres

Romance, Comedy, Drama

Runtime

1h 56min

Production country

United States

Director

Michael Showalter

Cast

Anne Hathaway
Solène Marchand
Nicholas Galitzine
Hayes Campbell
Ella Rubin
Izzy
Annie Mumolo
Tracy
Reid Scott
Daniel
Perry Mattfeld
Eva
Jordan Aaron Hall
Zeke
Mathilda Gianopoulos
Georgia
Meg Millidge
Claire
Cheech Manohar
Jeremy
Raymond Cham Jr.
Oliver
Jaiden Anthony
Adrian
Viktor White
Simon
Dakota Adan
Rory
Roxy Rivera
Jodie
Graham Norton
Graham Norton
Grace Junot
Nancy
Jon Levine
Lawrence
Demi Castro
Benny
Trevor David
Earl
Brent Bailey
Todd
Chandler Lovelle
Charlotte
Nina Bloomgarden
Amber
Hedy Nasser
Priya
Luke Pierre Roness
Bryan
Melanie Kiran
Moonhead Woman
Rashal James
Desmond
Angela Davis
Brenda
Lauren Revard
Camp Mom
Tiffany Morgan
Camp Mom
Dustin Lewis
Camp Dad
Tanya Lim
Counselor Molly
Bethany Brown
Debbi
Trinity Ansah
Nina
Holly Morris
Linda
Jean-Luc McMurtry
Chateau House Staff
Darryl Fields Jr.
VIP Tent DJ
Adele
Self (archive footage)