The Hulu teen comedy 'Sex Appeal' is a raunchy and heartfelt good time.

Get A First Look At The Trailer For Hulu's New Comedy, Sex Appeal

Intimacy has never looked so nerdy (in a good way).

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Some of the best teen comedies have a way of perfectly blending raunchy humor with real, heartfelt romance, and that’s exactly what it looks like Hulu is about to deliver in its upcoming movie, Sex Appeal. The coming-of-age story will center on a young woman intent on becoming a master at sex once her boyfriend starts dropping hints he wants to take things to the next level. Of course, her research gets a bit messier than she expected, especially when her best friend gets involved. Here’s when Sex Appeal will premiere on Hulu, along with everything else you need to know about your next fave rom-com.

Sex Appeal stars Mika Abdalla (best known for starring in the six-season Netflix series Project MC²) as perfectionist Avery Hansen-White, a teenager who sets out to methodically learn everything she can about sex before meeting up with her long-distance boyfriend. Hulu’s synopsis of the flick teases an unexpected love triangle and a more heartfelt message than you may expect from the raunchy premise:

Avery Hansen-White doesn’t do things she isn’t excellent at. So when her long-distance boyfriend hints at wanting to take their relationship to the next level, she sets out to master her sexuality, employing her oldest friend, Larson, as a test subject. In this hilarious teen comedy, Avery's study results in the realization that there's more to sex, and love, than mechanics. Relationships require both head and heart.

The film comes from American High, the production company behind other popular Hulu films like Plan B and Big Time Adolescence. Here’s what else to know about it:

Sex Appeal Cast

The Sex Appeal cast is packed with big names, including Paris Jackson, Margaret Cho, and Fortune Feimster. The movie stars Mika Abdalla, Jake Short, Mason Versaw, Paris Jackson, Margaret Cho, Fortune Feimster, Rebecca Henderson, Tate Hanyok, Hayden Szeto, and Artemis Pebdani.


Sex Appeal Trailer

On Jan. 4, Hulu released the trailer for Sex Appeal, which shows Avery getting up to all kinds of sexual antics (for research, of course). The trailer is packed with awkward situations, innuendos, and possibly some teases at a romance with her bestie.

Sex Appeal Release Date

Sex Appeal will premiere on Hulu on Jan. 14, 2022.

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