Netflix's I Am Not Okay With This: Cast, release date, trailer and news

22 January 2020, 12:57

I Am Not Okay With This
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By Rachel Finn

Here's what you need to know about Netflix's latest coming-of-age drama...

Netflix have truly cemented their status as being makers of gripping coming-of-age shows over the past couple of years and their latest original drama series I Am Not Okay With This looks set to be another high school drama you should probably add to your watch list.

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The show is based on the Charles Forsman graphic novel of the same name and if you’re a fan of The End of the F***ing World and Stranger Things, you’re in luck - the new series comes from the teams behind both shows.

Here’s everything else you need to know about the show...

What is I Am Not Okay With This about?

I Am Not Okay With This tells the story of Sydney, a teenage girl who has to deal with all the issues people usually do at her age, from high school drama to family life to sexuality.

But things get a bit more complicated when she’s forced to face an issue most people her age don’t have to face - dealing with the strange superpowers that start to awaken within her.

How many episodes of I Am Not Okay With This are there?

There are seven episodes and each one is thirty minutes long.

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Who is in the cast of I Am Not Okay With This?

Sydney is played by Sophia Lillis, previously of the IT franchise and Sharp Objects. She’s joined by fellow IT alumni Wyatt Oleff in the role of Syd’s awkward neighbour Stanley.

Also in the cast is Sofia Bryant (The Good Wife, The Code) as Sydney's best friend Dina, Kathleen Rose Perkins (Episodes, You’re The Worst) as Sydney's mum Maggie and Aidan Wojtak-Hissong (The Mission, Falling Water) as Sydney's brother Liam. Newcomer Richard Ellis stars as Dina's boyfriend Brad.

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What’s the release date of I Am Not Okay With This?

You haven’t got too long to wait for the series now - it’ll be released on February 26th on Netflix.

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Is there a trailer?

Not yet, unfortunately! But we’ll post it as soon as we get it.