The upcoming 1Up film explores sexism in the world of competitive gaming and finds Ruby Rose playing the coach of a college esports team.
The trailer for 1Up offers a first look at Ruby Rose’s latest film, which focuses on the world of competitive gaming. Directed by Kyle Newman, whose previous work includes Fanboys and barely deadly, the upcoming comedy follows Vivian, an esports player who, after receiving a college scholarship to play for Barrett University, faces sexism on the school’s male-dominated team and ends up forming her own all-female team to compete in national championships. In addition to Rose, who plays Vivian’s trainer Parker, the film features hubie halloweenby Paris Berelc, Taylor Zakhar Perez and Hari Nef. 1Upproduced by Lionsgate and Buzzfeed Studios, is set to premiere on Amazon Prime on July 15, 2022.
The first trailer for 1Up was recently published by Lionsgate Movies and introduces the audience to Vivian, Berelc’s nationally ranked player, and the dynamic between her and Dustin, the captain of Barrett’s team. It also reveals a lot about Parker and showcases some of his seemingly unconventional coaching tactics. Check out the full trailer for 1Up below:
Ruby Rose is perhaps best known for her roles in popular projects such as Orange is the new black and Perfect 3. Most recently, she starred as Kate Kane on The CW batman before exiting after one season and later filing lawsuits against Warner Bros. With a surrounding cast full of rising talent, 1Up certainly has all the makings of a hit, and Rose fans can check it out when it hits Amazon Prime next month.
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