EXCLUSIVE: 'Dear Eleanor' Trailer Takes Life on the Road With Jessica Alba and Patrick Schwarzenegger


Life’s a trip, especially on the road with Max and Ellie in the new film, Dear Eleanor, directed by Kevin Connolly (Entourage).

In this coming-of-age story set in 1962, Isabelle Fuhrman and Liana Liberato play best friends who go on a cross-country road trip to meet former first lady Eleanor Roosevelt. Along the way, they meet a host of characters -- portrayed by Jessica Alba, Josh Lucas, Ione Skye, Joel Courtney and Patrick Schwarzenegger -- while trying to stay one step ahead of Ellie’s dad (Luke Wilson) and the police.

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Think of this as a Thelma and Louise-inspired story for a new generation!

The film, which is out on digital and DVD July 5, is the first of several new movies starring Schwarzenegger coming out in 2016. After a brief guest-starring role on Scream Queens and appearing inScouts Guide to the Zombie Apocalypse, the budding actor will next be seen opposite Bella Thorne in Midnight Sun, a remake of the 2006 Japanese romantic drama, and the thriller, North.

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Now that he’s following in his father’s Hollywood footsteps, Arnold Schwarzenegger opened up to ET about letting his son find his own path.

“My son is a little bit like me,” he said while promoting Terminator Genisys. “He gets into this whole career thing and he wants to discover it himself, so I have minimum influence in a way.”