My Fake Boyfriend. Photo Credit: Stephanie Montani
Oh, the magic of toxic relationships. There are some cases in a relationship where it’s the toxic person that ends the relationship. Only to leave the other person sad, lonely, and desperate for some kind of connection to fill the void. Said toxic person then uses those feelings and is able to then keep said person on a hook. So what is the answer to escaping this trap? Easy create a fake boyfriend on social media! Right? Probably not… but lets take a look at how it plays out in the new Prime Video film, My Fake Boyfriend.
Today they released a new trailer for the film from Lionsgate and BuzzFeed Studios that you can check out below!
As you can see things are going to get real complicated, real quick in My Fake Boyfriend. What is interesting is that its also going to be looking at how it affects the person controlling the persona. What are the consequences to living a fake life through a fake persona? The film stars Keiynan Lonsdale, Dylan Sprouse, and Sarah Hyland. It is directed by Rose Troche and written by Luke Albright & Joe Wanjai Ross, and Greg Boaldin.
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Here is the synopsis for My Fake Boyfriend
Andrew (Keiynan Lonsdale) has a major problem: He can’t stay away from the toxic boyfriend who just dumped him. His meddling friends (Dylan Sprouse and Sarah Hyland) decide to help him by creating “Cristiano,” a perfect fake boyfriend on social media. Problem solved, right? Wrong! As Cristiano goes viral and becomes a worldwide sensation, Andrew meets his real-life dream guy, Rafi, a charming restaurant owner. Now, Andrew must find a way to put an end to the fake fling, evade his jealous ex, and win Rafi’s heart in this fun and hilarious comedy about the crazy things we do for love.
My Fake Boyfriend will be available on Prime Video on June 17, 2022