Tegan and Sara unveil trailer for ‘Excessive Faculty’ TV collection – Retro Pop | The Music Journal: Newest Information, Interviews, Critiques, Options & Unique Content material

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Tegan and Sara unveil trailer for ‘Excessive Faculty’ TV collection – Retro Pop | The Music Journal: Newest Information, Interviews, Critiques, Options & Unique Content material
Tegan and Sara unveil trailer for ‘Excessive Faculty’ TV collection – Retro Pop | The Music Journal: Newest Information, Interviews, Critiques, Options & Unique Content material



Tegan and Sara have shared the primary trailer for his or her ‘Excessive Faculty’ TV collection. 

Primarily based on the pair’s  2019 e-book of the identical identify, the Amazon present is govt produced by the duo, alongside writer-director Clea DuVall.

TikTok stars and twins Railey Gilliland and Seazynn Gilliland have been solid to play teenage variations of Tegan and Sara respectively, having initially been found by the pair. 

Cobie Smulders has additionally been solid to play their mom Simone, whereas Kyle Bornheimer will play Simone’s boyfriend Patrick.

“It felt kismet after I noticed Railey and Seazynn for the primary time on TikTok,” says Tegan of the present’s casting. “There was one thing undeniably intriguing about them: They have been candy and authentic, inconceivable to not watch. I felt compelled to ship Sara the video. ‘Too unhealthy they don’t act,’ I texted her.

“Sara wasn’t deterred. They have been performers, musical and dynamic. ‘You’ll be able to’t train charisma,’ Sara stated, which that they had in spades. Sara was relentless – these have been the twins that needed to play us. We have been overjoyed once they have been solid, and we couldn’t be extra thrilled that all of it labored out.”

An outline of the collection reads: “Excessive Faculty is a narrative about discovering your individual identification – a journey made much more difficult when you will have a twin whose personal wrestle and self-discovery so carefully mimics your individual.”

‘Excessive Faculty’ will debut on Amazon’s Freevee service on October 14, after premiering on the Toronto Worldwide Movie Competition (TIFF) in September.

It comes as Tegan and Sara put together to launch launch their tenth studio album ‘Crybaby’ this autumn.

The Canadian duo’s newest long-player was produced by John Congletonand recorded at Studio Litho in Seattle and Sargent Recorders in Los Angeles. 

“This was the primary time the place, whereas we have been nonetheless drafting our demos, we have been fascinated with how the songs have been going to work collectively,” explains Tegan. 

“It wasn’t even simply that Sara was making lyric adjustments or reorganising the elements to my songs, it was that she was additionally saying to me, ‘This track goes to be sooner,’ or ‘It’s going to be in a special key.’ 

“However Sara successfully improves all the pieces of mine that she works on.” 

It’s preceded by the only Yellow, with Sara including the monitor “was written after we started to take steps to heal the bruises we’ve got each carried with us since adolescence and early maturity – wounds that by no means fairly healed proper and flare up seasonally, sending us spiralling backward in time”. 

The duo will assist ‘Crybaby’ with a run of North American tour dates at intimate venues, starting October 26 in Philadelphia and wrapping November 20 within the twin sisters’ present Vancouver homebase. 

‘Crybaby’ is out October 21 and accessible to pre-order now. 



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