The new Looking for Alaska full trailer gives us a better look at the before and after of Miles “Pudge” Halter’s year at boarding school.
Back in July, Hulu released a short teaser trailer for their highly-anticipated adaptation for the beloved John Green novel, Looking for Alaska.
In that teaser, the words of John Green featured heavily across the screen, drawing us into the scenes with his iconic lines and quickly introducing the core four characters to the screen.
We were given a glimpse of Miles (played by Charlie Plummer), Alaska (Kristine Froseth), The Colonel (Denny Love), and Takumi (Jay Lee), but given very little about the actual plot of the film. However, since it was simply a teaser, it did its job — gave us an introduction to the four beloved characters and got us interested in the adaptation.
The new Looking for Alaska full trailer features another sweet indie song in the back but gets rid of the sepia-toned Instagram filter of the teaser, while also giving us a better look at the characters and the plot.
Check out the full trailer below!
Looking for Alaska is an eight-episode limited series that will be set in 2005. The story centers around Charlie Plummer’s character — Miles “Pudge” Halter, who enrolls in a boarding school to try to deepen his perspective on life. There, he finds a loyal group of friends in Denny Love’s The Colonel and Jay Lee’s Takumi and falls in love with Kristine Froseth’s Alaska Young.
However, an unexpected tragedy strikes the group, and the young teens try to figure out how to find their way out of the labyrinth of suffering.
Hulu has been hard at work on the adaptation for over a year. Looking for Alaska comes to us from producers Josh Schwartz and Stephanie Savage, the minds behind the teen classics The O.C. and Gossip Girl — so you just know it’ll have maximum teen shenanigans and teen angst.
I can’t wait to see if the words “if people were rain, I was drizzle and she was a hurricane,” hit me as hard as they did when I was 17.
Looking for Alaska will release on Hulu on October 17.