This summer, in conjunction with action movies such as Fast X and the highly awaited fictional character blockbuster The Flash, viewers will be expected to be treated to some Grade-A comedy, mainly with the new endeavor Joy Ride. It tells the tale of a lady who goes to China with an odd group of companions to find her biological mother.
Cherry Chevapravatdumrong, Teresa Hsiao, and Adele Lim, created the film. While their titles may not be familiar, their output is, just like Chevapravatdumrong and Hsiao have penned numerous episodes of Family Guy, and Lim was indeed a co-writer of that 2018 box-office smash Crazy Rich Asians. Knowing these three writers collaborated is enough to place this film on your must-see list. Did we also mention that Seth Rogen (The Fabelmans) is on deck as a producer?
Continue reading to learn information regarding Joy Ride.
Joy Ride: Release Date
On Friday, July 7th, 2023, Joy Ride will be released solely in cinemas in the United States. In the United Kingdom, the film opens in theatres on Friday, June 23rd.
Following the news of the agreement for Point Grey Pictures and Lionsgate in 2018, the movie was revealed in 2018, with Lim announced as director in 2021. Around August and October of that year, the cast was shown, and filming commenced in British Columbia for the remainder of the month. Finally, on March 17th, 2023, Joy Ride had its global debut at SXSW.
Joy Ride: Plot
The following is the formal summary of the motion picture:
Joy Ride includes Ashley Park, Sherry Cola, Oscar candidate Stephanie Hsu, and Sabrina Wu, produced by the same people who worked on Neighbors and Crazy Rich Asians. The tale of finding oneself and discovering oneself is told through the eyes of four unexpected friends who journey on a once-in-a-lifetime foreign trip. Audrey (Ashley Park) seeks the assistance of Lolo (Sherry Cola), her rebellious childhood best buddy who also appears to be a burning wreck; Kat (Stephanie Hsu), her college buddy, converted Chinese drama sensation; and Deadeye (Sabrina Wu), Lolo’s quirky relative, when her professional journey to Asia goes awry.
Their no-holds-barred epic adventure transforms into a voyage of bonding, companionship, connection, and chaotic evil that exposes the general truth about what it implies to understand and admire who you are.
Joy Ride: Cast
Ashley Park is the Joy Ride cast’s driving force. Mindy Chen, played by the star, is a recognizable figure to Emily in Paris admirers. Park has appeared in Girls 5eva and Season 3 of Only Murders in the House.
Sherry Cola, Stephanie Hsu, and Sabrina Wu, compose the remainder of the film’s leading group of pals. Cola stars in the hit program Good Trouble; Hsu recently earned an Oscar consideration for her part in Everything Everywhere All at Once, as well as Wu’s most noteworthy endeavor to date is Joy Ride.
Joy Ride: Trailer
Lionsgate had published the original trailer for said new film Joy Ride. The film, a raunchy comedy that is unabashedly R-rated, is set to reach theatres on July 7th, but it will first have its World Premiere showing this weekend at South by Southwest (SXSW) Film Fest inside Austin, Texas. You can obtain a sneak look at the film by viewing the teaser trailer, which follows four pals whose business journey to Asia goes awry.
“Joy Ride” is the vast, broad, big comedy to top this year, with a fantastic directing debut, one of the best screenplays in a long time, and an ensemble that should receive every bit of credit in the world for becoming the dynamic foursome to witness.