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Status Update is a 2018 American direct-to-video teen comedy romance film, directed by Scott Speer, from a screenplay by Jason Filardi. It stars Ross Lynch and Olivia Holt.

Status Update
Poster Status Update.jpg
Theatrical release poster
Directed byScott Speer
Produced by
  • Jennifer Gibgot
  • Adam Shankman
  • Dominic Rustam
  • Shawn Williamson
Written byJason Filardi
Music byJeff Cardoni
CinematographyRuss T. Alsobrook
Edited bySean Valla
Distributed byVertical Entertainment
Release date
  • March 23, 2018 (2018-03-23) (US)
CountryUnited States

The film had a limited release on March 23, 2018, before being released through video on demand on March 30, 2018, by Vertical Entertainment.



A not-so-popular high schooler named Kyle discovers a new app that brings all of his wildest real-world fantasies to life.



In November 2014, The Hollywood Reporter announced that Ross Lynch would star in a new supernatural/comedy/romance film called Status Update, set in New England. Legendary's Asylum Entertainment bought the pitch from 17 Again writer Jason Filardi.[5] Offspring Entertainment's Jennifer Gibgot and Adam Shankman produced with Voltage's Dominic Rustam and Brightlight’s Shawn Williamson.[2] Scott Speer directed the film.[1] The film went into production in Vancouver, British Columbia in June 2016.[1][2]


Status Update had a limited release on March 23, 2018, before being released through video on demand on March 30, 2018, by Vertical Entertainment.[6]


  1. ^ a b c d e Dave McNary (May 2, 2016). "Disney Channel Star Ross Lynch to Topline Comedy 'Status Update'". Variety. Retrieved 2016-07-12.
  2. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m Anthony D'Alessandro (July 19, 2016). "Rob Riggle, Famke Janssen, Wendi McLendon-Covey & More Round Out 'Status Update' Cast". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved 2016-08-18.
  3. ^ a b c d Justin Kroll (June 8, 2016). "Alexandra Siegel Joins Indie 'Status Update'". Variety. Retrieved 2016-08-18.
  4. ^ a b "Status Update Movie : Teaser Trailer". Retrieved 2017-07-23.
  5. ^ Rebecca Ford (November 5, 2014). "'Teen Beach Movie's' Ross Lynch to Star in Comedy From '17 Again' Writer (Exclusive)". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved 2016-07-12.
  6. ^ Rama (February 26, 2018). "Watch This Trailer For STATUS UPDATE Starring Ross Lynch And Olivia Holt". Rama Screen. Retrieved March 14, 2018.

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