Emmy-nominated comedian Margaret Cho heads back to high school in the new Disney+ feature Prom Pact.
The original romantic comedy follows all the emotion and excitement of Prom season. Cho joins feature leads Peyton Elizabeth Lee and Milo Manheim in rounding out the core cast.
Cho plays Ms. Chen, a sarcastic counselor with a great sense of humor and quick wit who helps Mandy (Lee) with her attempts to get into Harvard.
Here’s the official synopsis for Prom Pact from Disney:
It’s the height of prom season, and high school senior Mandy Yang and her best friend and fellow outsider Ben (Manheim) are surrounded by over-the-top ’80s-themed Promposals. However, Mandy keeps her eyes focused on a different goal: her lifelong dream of attending Harvard. When she finds out that she has put on the waitlist, she is determined to do whatever she can do to get herself accepted, even if that means asking for help from the one person she abhors – popular all-star jock Graham Lansing, whose father is a powerful senator and Harvard alum. Once Mandy becomes Graham’s tutor, she begins to realize there’s more to him than she thought and perhaps something more to life than Harvard.
In addition to Cho, the film features newcomer Blake Draper as high school athlete Graham Lansing; Monique Green (Big Shot) as popular cheerleader LaToya; Arica Himmel (Mixed-ish) and Jason Sakaki (Devil in Ohio) as Mandy’s close friends Zenobia and Charles; and David S. Jung (Doogie Kamealoha, M.D.) as her dad, Tom.
Prom Pact comes from writer Anthony Lombardo (American Housewife). Anya Adams (Netflix’s Ginny & Georgia) directs the film. Executive producers include Doogie Kamealoha, M.D.’s Jake Kasdan and Melvin Mar, as well as Modern Family’s Julie Bowen and Rachael Field.
Production on Prom Pact is underway in Vancouver, with a spring 2023 Disney+ release planned.
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