There is nothing more overpowering, reckless and all-consuming than the rush that accompanies first love. In all of its intensity and obsession, possibility and promise. A lot of people can relate to that.
It is a timeless theme, dating back to Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet. This February 12, just in time for the Valentine’s Day, Endless Love movie will tell the story of a young couple’s fight against all odds in the name of love.
The movie Endless Love stars ALEX PETTYFER (Magic Mike, I Am Number Four) and GABRIELLA WILDE (The Three Musketeers, Carrie) in the story of Jade Butterfield and David Elliot, a privileged girl and a charismatic boy whose instant desire sparks a love affair. It was made more reckless by parents trying to keep them apart, the story of rich girl poor guy. Although separated by class boundaries, their gravitational attraction is undeniable and unstoppable.
During the months following their high school graduation, Jade, a sheltered young woman with a limitless future, falls in love with David, a working-class boy with a troubled past who in turn falls head over heels for her. Their romance objected by Jade’s controlling father while the mother encourages the relationship to thrive. Over the course of one unforgettable summer, two young lovers will defy logic and allow their all-consuming passion to determine their future together.
|Gabriella Wilde is Jade Butterfield|
|Alex Pettyfer is David Elliot|
Directed by SHANA FESTE (Country Strong, The Greatest), the romantic drama co-stars a cast of seasoned and up-and-coming performers, led by BRUCE GREENWOOD (Star Trek, Flight) as Hugh, Jade’s overbearing father who never lets her out of his sight; JOELY RICHARDSON (The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo, Vampire Academy) as Anne, Jade’s romantic and idealistic mother who has the heart of a poet; and ROBERT PATRICK (Safe House, upcoming Kill the Messenger) as David’s father, Harry, a mechanic who wants his son to have the life he never did.
They are joined by young talents RHYS WAKEFIELD (The Purge, Sanctum) as Keith, Jade’s loving, yet rebellious, older brother; DAYO OKENIYI (The Hunger Games, The Spectacular Now) as Mace, David’s fantastically reckless best friend; and EMMA RIGBY (The Counselor, television’s Once Upon a Time in Wonderland) as Jenny, David’s formidable ex-girlfriend who refuses to give up on him so easily.
Based on the book by SCOTT SPENCER, Endless Love is from a screenplay by Shana Feste and JOSHUA SAFRAN (Gossip Girl). J. MILES DALE (The Vow) and TRACY FALCO (Lions for Lambs) serve as the romantic drama’s executive producers.
Some labels it as a remake of the 1981 movie of the same title that stars Brook Shields and Martin Hewitt. Since both the 2014 and 1981 versions were both based on the book by Scott Spencer, there are similarities but still a lot of difference.
Having seen the 1981 version when I was 19 years old, it captured the drama and the passion of my teenage years. So I’m looking forward to seeing this 2014 version. Watch for the review soon! I’m seeing the premiere on February 10, 2014.
Endless Love, distributed by Solar Entertainment Corporation and United International Pictures will be in Philippines cinemas starting February 12 just in time for Valentines week.
*** Credits: Trailer and photos from Endless Love movie page