A story about two young Americans living in a military base in Italy, the series explores friendship, first love, identity and immerses the audience in all the chaotic enthusiasm and anxieties specific to teenage life – a story that could happen anywhere in the world.
Luca Guadagnino is a director, screenwriter and producer who has become famous for his unique visual style and emotional psychological portraits.
The cast of the series includes Chloë Sevigny, Jack Dylan Grazer, Alice Braga, Jordan Kristine Seamón, Spence Moore II, Kid Cudi, Faith Alabi, Francesca Scorsese, Ben Taylor, Corey Knight, Tom Mercier and Sebastiano Pigazzi.
Fraser (Jack Dylan Grazer), a shy and introverted 14-year-old teenager, moves from New York to a military base in Veneto, along with his mothers, Sarah (Chloë Sevigny) and Maggie (Alice Braga), both being part of the American military personnel.
Jordan Kristine Seamón plays Caitlin, a brave, confident teenager who has lived with her family at the military base for several years. Compared to her older brother Danny (Spence Moore II), Caitlin has a closer relationship with their father, Richard (Kid Cudi), and does not communicate well with her mother, Jenny (Faith Alabi).
Caitlin is the core of her group of friends, which also includes Britney (Francesca Scorsese), an open, funny and uninhibited girl; Craig (Corey Knight), a cheerful soldier in his 20s; Sam (Ben Taylor), Caitlin’s possessive lover and Craig’s younger brother; Enrico (Sebastiano Pigazzi), an 18-year-old from Veneto who likes Britney, and Valentina (Beatrice Barichella).
Luca Guadagnino is a showrunner, executive producer, screenwriter and director. Executive producers are Lorenzo Mieli for The Apartment and Mario Gianani for Wildside, both Fremantle companies with Small Forward, along with Guadagnino, Elena Recchia, Nick Hall, Sean Conway, and Francesco Melzi d’Eril. Paolo Giordano and Francesca Manieri are screenwriters with Guadagnino. International distributor: Fremantle.
Each of the 8 episodes of the HBO / Sky co-production will be available on HBO GO every Tuesday and will air on HBO from 9 p.m.