Joey King Confirms 'The Kissing Booth 3' Release Date
The film’s star made the announcement during her acceptance speech at the PCAs.
UPDATE (November 17, 2020): Ever since Netflix‘s The Kissing Booth 2 debuted back in July, fans have been itching to find out what happens next to Elle, Noah, Marco, Lee and Rachel. Thankfully, the movie’s star, Joey King who plays Elle, has revealed when the third part will be releasing. During her acceptance speech at the People’s Choice Awards for Comedy Movie Star of 2020, King said:
“I really want to thank all the people that voted… you guys. It’s so awesome that you guys voted for me. This year has been so weird. I’m not going to be the first person to say that tonight on this stage, but the fact that our movie and my character brought some laughter to everybody at home, that makes me smile. That makes me feel so good. That makes me feel so happy.
I told myself that if I won, I would share a very exciting piece of news with everybody, so I want to tell you that Kissing Booth 3, our final installment, is going to be released in summer 2021. I am so excited, I wish it was tomorrow! I really, really wish it was tomorrow. Thank you guys so much! Thank you for loving this movie, and loving this character as much as I do.”
The final part of the Kissing Booth franchise will see the return of King, Jacob Elordi, Joel Courtney, Meganne Young and Taylor Zakhar Perez. ”Although their paths are entwined, each has their own journey with a set of challenges that they need to overcome before closing the chapter of their lives that was adolescence and beginning their new journey into adulthood,” Director Vince Marcello told Variety.
Stay tuned while we wait for more updates on the exact premiere date of The Kissing Booth 3.
ORIGINAL STORY (July 26, 2020): The Kissing Booth 2 just released last week and left fans with a major cliff hanger. Thankfully, Deadline has reported that The Kissing Booth 3 is currently in the process of post-production and is set to premiere on Netflix in 2021.
Warning: This post contains spoilers.
Shot at the same time as the sequel, the third installment will feature the original cast including Joey King, Jacob Elordi, Joel Courtney, Meganne Young and Taylor Zakhar Perez. “It was the hardest secret to keep,” Courtney said during a livestream YouTube fan event with the cast.
In an exclusive sneak peek video posted on Netflix’s YouTube channel, part three picks up where the sequel left off: Elle has just graduated high school and needs to decide whether she wants to go to Harvard with her boyfriend Noah or UC Berkley with her best friend Lee.
The Kissing Booth 3 was directed by none other than Vince Marcello, which he also co-wrote with Jay Arnold. Stay tuned while we wait for the film’s first official trailer to drop. In the meantime, here are five things you didn’t know about Joey King.
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