While it’s easy to make fun of cheesy movie, it popcorn hokey romance is done well, it can be a real guilty pleasure. However, if done badly, it can be breathtakingly awful. Midnight Sun appears unafraid of the fact it will result in waves of nausea for those who don’t like anything sentimental or overly mushy. Indeed, there are moment in the trailer, where it’s like someone has put a Nicholas Sparks story on steroids.
It also marks the highest profile role yet for the son of Arnie, Patrick Schwarzenegger.
Here’s the synopsis: ‘Midnight Sun is a romantic tearjerker about 17-year-old Katie Price (Bella Thorne), sheltered at home since childhood with a rare genetic condition, a life-threatening sensitivity to sunlight. Having only her father Jack (Rob Riggle) for company, Katie’s world opens up after dark when she ventures outside to play her guitar. One night, her dreams come true when she’s noticed and asked out by her longtime crush Charlie (Patrick Schwarzenegger), whom she’s secretly watched from her bedroom window for years. As they embark on nightly summer excursions, Katie’s risk to sunlight grows and she’s presented with the gut-wrenching dilemma of whether she can live a normal life with her newfound soul mate.’
The movie’s due out next Spring. Take a look at the trailer below.