‘Red, White & Royal Blue’ Movie: Cast, Release Date & Everything We Know So Far
What happens when America’s first son and the Prince of England fall in love? We are about to find out. The Red, white and royal blue the movie is officially on the way!
The film adaptation of the beloved gay rom-com book has landed its two leads and started production across the pond, meaning we’re just a step away from seeing the love story. between Alex and Henry playing out on screen. Tell the anticipation of the Red, white and royal blue the film is high would be an understatement. The 2019 novel, written by author Casey McQuiston, hit the New York Times bestseller list soon after it was released, and Amazon Studios picked up the rights to the film afterwards.
With announcements of more stars joining the project to round out the cast and news coming straight from the filming of the film, we want to make sure you have everything you need to know about the Red, white and royal blue movie in one place. Below, we’ve rounded up everything we know about the movie so far, including cast info, plot details, release date, and more.
What is Red, white and royal blue About?
Red, white and royal blue follows the secret and cursed romance between the son of the President of the United States and the Prince of England. The two high-profile young men have been embroiled in a long-running feud since they were children – but after a silly fight turns into an international scandal, the two must work together to do some serious damage control. What started out as just a “friendship” publicity stunt eventually turns into one of the greatest love stories the world has ever known. However, if revealed, their secret romance could have irreversible political consequences – can love save the world after all?
Who is in the cast of Red, white and royal blue?
As reported by Variety, Actors Taylor Zakhar Perez and Nicholas Galitzine have been tapped to star in the Amazon Studios film adaptation. Taylor will play Alex Claremont-Diaz, the son of the President of the United States, while Nicholas will step into the royal shoes of Prince Henry of England.
Nicholas already has some royal experience, having played Prince Robert in Camila Cabello’s Cinderella in the 2021 live-action film. And you might recognize Taylor from The Kissing Booth 2 & 3 – he played Elle’s love interest, Marco Valentin Peña.
Uma Thurman was cast as Alex’s mother, newly elected US President Ellen Claremont. Rachel Hilson, Clifton Collins Jr., Stephen Fry, Sarah Shahi, Ellie Bamber, Aneesh Sheth, Polo Morin, Ahmed Elhaj and Akshay Khanna also join the cast in undisclosed roles.
RWRB author Casey McQuiston praised the “cleverness, boldness, [and] thoughtful choices” from the adaptation’s creative team, including the cast. “I absolutely can’t wait to see Taylor and Nicholas onscreen as Alex and Henry,” Casey said.