Freak Show

Freak Show Information

Freak Show is an upcoming American LGBT drama film directed by Trudie Styler and written by Patrick J. Clifton & Beth Rigazio, based on the novel of same name by James St. James. The film stars Alex Lawther, Abigail Breslin, Bette Midler, AnnaSophia Robb, Ian Nelson, Lorraine Toussaint, and Laverne Cox.


  • Alex Lawther as Billy Bloom, a funny, good-hearted teen and the new student at an ultra-conservative high school.
    • Eddie Schweighardt as young Billy Bloom
  • Abigail Breslin as the head cheerleader and high school queen bee, and Billy's rival.
  • Bette Midler as Muv, Billy's mother.
  • Larry Pine as Billy's father.
  • AnnaSophia Robb as Billy's friend "Blah Blah Blah".
  • Ian Nelson as Billy's friend "Flip".
  • Lorraine Toussaint as Flossie, Billy's nanny.
  • Laverne Cox as a reporter.
  • Willa Fitzgerald
  • Celia Weston


On October 2, 2015, it was announced that Trudie Styler would make her directorial debut with the young adult LGBT film Freak Show, based on the novel of same name by James St. James. Patrick J. Clifton & Beth Rigazio adapted the novel, while producers on the film would be Celine Rattray, Charlotte Ubben, and Styler through Maven Pictures along with Drew Barrymore and Nancy Juvonen's Flower Films, and Jeffrey Coulter and Bryan Rabin.

Principal photography on the film began on October 27, 2015 in New York City.

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