17 Again by New Line Cinema with Leslie Mann

March 7th, 2009 - 10:04 am ICT by Amrit Rashmisrisethi  

17 AgainThe trailor of ‘17 Again ‘ has been released by New Line Cinema which is a 2.32 minute long trailer for Burr Steers helmed and Jason Filardi penned comedy ‘17 Again’ that stars Zac Efron, Leslie Mann, Thomas Lennon and Mathew Perry.

The film rated PG-13 will be releasing on April 17, 2009 but theatrical trailer of the film was released with Zac Efron’s High School Musical 3 on October 24, 2008.

The sypnosis of the movie is that Zac Efron his character name in the film is Mike O’Donnell. Mike is in the senior high school, he’s popular, a star athlete headed straight for a college scholarship, till there comes a turn where Mike decides to give it up to settle down with his high school girlfriend, Scarlett.

After twenty years, Mathews who will be scene in Zac’s play is Mathew Perry, finds his life is not exactly what he expected. He is separated from his wife, Scarlett (Leslie Mann), and living with his best friend Ned Freedman (Thomas Lennon), his career at a pharmaceutical company is at a stand still, and his relationships with his teenage children are nonexistent.

After getting passed up for yet another promotion at work, he returns to his high school to reminisce over his basketball awards and the life he could have had. While he is reliving his past, he is approached by a janitor (Brian Doyle-Murray) and shares with him how things were so much better when he was 17.

Young Mike (Zac Efron) returns to Ned’s house, where he has the difficult task of convincing Ned that he is in fact Mike. At a loss of what to do, Ned pretends to be Mike’s father and they register Mike back in high school to finish the life he never had the chance to live. Mike learns that his daughter, Maggie (Michelle Trachtenberg), she’s dating the star athlete who picks on his son, Alex (Sterling Knight). Mike befriends Alex and tries to instill him with enough confidence to join the basketball team. He gets close to Maggie’s obnoxious boyfriend and does everything in his power to break them up.

Mike also realized through his experience and though to himself he had chosen a perfect life but he never appreciated it.

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