EJ Moreno chats with filmmaker Gia Coppola about Mainstream…
Filmmaker Gia Coppola is back after her 2013 film, Palo Alto, with an explosive dark comedic drama called Mainstream. The film stars Andrew Garfield and Maya Hawke in an exploration of how twisted fame can make someone and how to use the web to become a force of nature.
Coppola joins our host EJ Moreno for a conversation about the social media-inspired film and her favorite part of the Internet.
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A young woman (Maya Hawke) thinks she’s found a path to internet stardom when she starts making YouTube videos with a charismatic stranger (Andrew Garfield) – until the dark side of viral celebrity threatens to ruin them both.
The film is directed by Gia Coppola, from a screenplay by Coppola and Tom Stuart. It stars Andrew Garfield, Maya Hawke, Nat Wolff, Johnny Knoxville, and Jason Schwartzman.
Mainstream arrives in theatres and on VOD on May 7th.