Looking For Alaska is an upcoming 2019 romantic dark comedy drama film written and directed by Josh Schwartz and starring Shiloh Fernandez, Anna Kendrick, Hilary Swank, Johan Matton, Leonardo Nam, Beth Behrs, François Arnaud, James Wolk, Robert De Niro, Richard Jenkins, Glenn Close and Ben Kingsley.


An eccentric youth Miles "Pudge" Halter comes to Culver Creek Boarding School, a co-educational facility where he becomes instantly fascinated and drawn in by passive-aggressive student Alaska Young (Anna Kendrick).

Miles Halter had been the weird, obsessive compulsive student with a thing for the final words of dead people of great significance and despite his broody charm, friendliness and attractive features an outcast freak.

In his pursuit of the strange, troubled Alaska Young Miles comes to learn his equally bizarre roommate Chip "Colonel" Martin (Johan Matton) is best friends with Alaska, he reveals to Miles that she is a wild party girl who is incredibly self-destructive, troubled and unpredictable.

Chip introduces Miles to him and Alaska's asian friend Takumi Hikohito (Leonardo Ham) who is a desperate for attention and inclusion obsessive compulsive who Miles finds some solace in. Miles however still determined on Alaska who dodges his advances left, right and centre. Chip comes to feel Miles' genuine love for Alaska and seeing as she has never ever had a proper boyfriend or love helps Miles to try and win her heart, in hope of saving her from her destructive downward spiral. Complicated matters with a trio of bullies brings Miles closer to Alaska whilest matters with Alaska's beautiful, intelligent and compassionate immigrant friend Lara (Beth Behrs) tears them further apart. Miles finds solace in his struggling impaired father, the school's strict dean who Alaska, Takumi, Chip and Lara proceeded to prank and the bizarre world religions professor who is a struggling asthmatic.

In an ultimate conclusion Alaska accepts a partial amount of the love Miles deals her way and returns it mutually, realizing however with the death of her mother, her manic depression and inability to cope with life and everything around her she committs suicide and everyone grives her death but comes to move on.


  • Shiloh Fernandez as Miles "Pudge" Halter
  • Anna Kendrick as Alaska Young
  • Johan Matton as Chip "Colonel" Martin
  • Leonardo Nam as Takumi Hikohito
  • Beth Behrs as Lara Buterskaya
  • François Arnaud as Paul Brutton
  • James Wolk as Marya Woorm
  • Tina Majorino as Lucy Pettingree
  • Crystal Reed as Joney Lawrence
  • Jessica Szohr as Allison Kimball
  • Isabel Lucas as Tatium Davis
  • Max Minghella as Jerry Springstarr
  • Robert De Niro as Mr. Starnes "The Eagle"
  • Richard Jenkins as Oscar Young
  • Glenn Close as Agatha Young
  • Hilary Swank as Jessica Young
  • Katherine Heigl as Annabeth-Serie Young
  • Elizabeth Banks as Julia Halter
  • Ben Kingsley as Mr. Hyde


  1. Right Thurr- Chingy
  2. Seven Nation Army- White Stripes
  3. Trouble- P!nk
  4. Here Without You- 3 Doors Down
  5. The Way You Move- Outkast
  6. Jump- Girls Aloud
  7. Get Busy- Sean Paul
  8. Crazy In Love- Beyonce
  9. Always- Blink 182
  10. La, La- Ashlee Simpson
  11. Somebody Told Me- The Killers
  12. Lose My Breath- Destiny Child
  13. I Don't Wanna Be- Gavin DeGraw
  14. Don't Lie- The Black Eyed Peas
  15. Let Me Go- 3 Doors Down
  16. Hung Up- Madonna
  17. Cool- Gwen Stefani
  18. Feel Good Inc.- Gorillaz featuring De La Soul
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