CS Video: Hailee Steinfeld and The Edge of Seventeen Cast

Check out our video interviews with Hailee Steinfeld and the rest of The Edge of Seventeen cast

Hitting theaters this Friday is writer and director Kelly Fremon Craig’s well-received The Edge of SeventeenHailee Steinfeld headlines the coming-of-age comedy drama, which follows the high school misadventures of Nadine, an angsty teen whose world begins to crumble when her best friend Krista (Haley Lu Richardson) begins dating Nadine’s popular older brother Darian (Blake Jenner). The Edge of Seventeen cast also includes Kyra Sedgwick, Woody Harrelson and newcomer Hayden Szeto, who makes a memorable debut in the November 18 release.

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CS sat down with The Edge of Seventeen cast and, in the player below, you can watch as the stars take us behind the scenes of the new film. Steinfeld talks about her initial reluctance to take on the role while the cast share their thoughts on what makes The Edge of Seventeen something special.

We’ve also updated our gallery for the film. You can check out more than a dozen new stills in the viewer at the bottom of this page.

An STX Entertainment release, The Edge of Seventeen marks the feature directorial debut of Kelly Fremon Craig (who previously scripted the 2009 comedy Post Grad), and is produced by Academy Award winner James L. Brooks – the filmmaker behind big-screen, character-driven classics such as Terms of Endearment, Broadcast News, Big, Say Anything, The Simpsons, Jerry Maguire and As Good as It Gets.

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