I Am Not Okay With This teaser previews Netflix’s new coming-of-age series
Netflix has released the first teaser for their forthcoming series adaptation of I Am Not Okay With This, featuring an awkward interaction between IT alums Sophia Lillis and Wyatt Oleff. Based on Charles Forsman’s super coming-of-age graphic novel of the same name, the series will be making its debut on Wednesday, February 26. Check out the video in the player below!
I Am Not Okay With This is an irreverent origin story that follows a teenage girl named Sydney, who’s navigating the trials and tribulations of high school, all while dealing with the complexities of her family, her budding sexuality, and mysterious superpowers just beginning to awaken deep within her. Sydney is described as an awkward and smart girl with a dry, witty, sardonic sense of humor. Though Sydney views herself as painfully average, she is far from it, as she discovers she has telekinetic powers which may prove to be problematic.
The series adaptation stars Sophia Lillis (Sharp Objects) as Sydney and Wyatt Oleff (Guardians of the Galaxy) as Stanley Barber. Lillis and Oleff recently starred in It: Chapter 2 which premiered last year in September. The series will also feature Kathleen Rose Perkins (Episodes) as Maggie, Sofia Bryant (The Good Wife) as Dina, Aidan Wojtak-Hissong (Falling Water) as Liam, and Richard Ellis as Brad Lewis.
I Am Not Okay With This is created by Jonathan Entwistle (The End of the F***ing World) who also serves as a producer along with Stranger Things executive producers Shawn Levy, Dan Cohen and Josh Barry.