1. Its portrayal of the BFF bond
Through all the ups and downs, friends are there to have your back. During the movie, Sadie and Brennan have a falling-out that will make you want to hold your best friend closer. The world starting to fall apart, and a tearful moment on a patio is what it takes for the girls to find their way back to each other.
2. It gets that anxiety is a REAL thing
Sadie’s Last Days On Earth is not only a coming-of-age story, but it also takes on the issue of teenage anxiety. In the film, Sadie is crippled by her own anxiety and believes the world is ending, but it doesn’t stop there. Each character you meet shows you different levels of anxiety and the impact on their everyday lives. We’ve all been there!
3. You get to party with Munro Chambers
What do you do when the world is ending? Throw a party! Teddy, the character played by Munro Chambers, decides to throw an end-of-the-world bash. Check out the trailer to see him busting a move in slow motion.
4. The undeniable cast chemistry
On weekends and after wrapping up filming, the cast would get together for karaoke! Michael and Paula teamed up and sang “When You Believe” by Whitney Houston and Mariah Carey. Morgan belted out the classic “Don’t Stop Believin'” by Journey, though in the future she says she may try her rap game with a song by Eminem.
5. It’s written and directed by Toronto’s own, Michael Seater
Michael Seater is a Toronto-born actor, writer, producer, and director (who also happens to be smart and witty). Best known for playing Derek in the Family Channel’s Life with Derek, you might also remember him as Tom Bellow from 18 to Life or Scoot in the mini-series The Brief.