The First Time

(2012)

A modern look at the angst, anticipation and hopefulness of young love…

EXCLUSIVE: ‘The First Time’ 'I Met a Boy' Clip

EXCLUSIVE: ‘The First Time’ 'I Met a Boy' Clip

The early stages of young love are on display in this exclusive clip from director Jon Kasdan's The First Time, available on DVD starting today, March 12. Britt Robertson stars as Aubrey, who meets Dave (Dylan O'Brien) during an awkward encounter. Take a look at this scene where Aubrey explains to her parents (Christine Taylor and Joshua Malina) how she screwed it all up.

Dave (Dylan O'Brien) is an incurable romantic in love with the hottest girl in school, Jane (Victoria Justice). Unfortunately, she only thinks of him as a friend - without benefits. Through a chance encounter, Dave meets Aubrey (Britt Robertson), an alluring girl from a nearby school, which sparks a flame that soon becomes a red-hot romance filled with all the angst, missteps and awkwardness of a first time love! Hilarious and heartwarming The First Time is an unforgettable coming-of-age comedy featuring a sizzling ensemble cast.

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EXCLUSIVE: Jon Kasdan Talks ‘The First Time’ DVD

EXCLUSIVE: Jon Kasdan Talks ‘The First Time’ DVD

Writer-director Jon Kasdan has filmmaking in his blood, as the son of director Lawrence Kasdan (The Big Chill, Silverado), and the brother of Jake Kasdan (Bad Teacher, Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story). After making his feature directorial debut with 2007's In the Land of Women, he brings us his follow-up The First Time, debuting today on DVD. This tale of high school love stars Dylan O'Brien as Dave, a young man who pines for the most popular girl in school (Victoria Justice), even though she only thinks of him as a friend. One day, Dave meets Aubrey (Britt Robertson), a girl from a nearby school who, through a series of awkward events, becomes Dave's true first love. I recently had the chance to speak with Jon Kasdan about his romantic comedy, and his first professional writing gig ever, on the beloved but short-lived show Freaks and Geeks. Here's what he had to say.

I saw that you started out doing some TV writing before moving into features, like Freaks and Geeks, which is still one of my favorite shows.

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‘The First Time’ Trailer

‘The First Time’ Trailer

Samuel Goldwyn Films has released the first trailer for The First Time, a new romantic comedy from writer-director Jon Kasdan (In the Land of Women). Dylan O'Brien and Britt Robertson star as Dave and Aubrey, two high school students who fall for each other, despite Dylan's desire for a girl beyond his reach, and Aubrey's relationship with her uninterested boyfriend. Take a look at the first footage, also starring Victoria Justice and Joshua Malina.

Dave is a high school senior who spends most of his time pining away over a girl he can't have. Aubrey, a junior with artistic aspirations, has a hot boyfriend who doesn't quite understand her or seem to care. Dave and Aubrey meet one night at a party. A casual conversation sparks an instant connection, and, over the course of a weekend, things turn magical, romantic, complicated and funny as Aubrey and Dave discover what it's like to fall in love for the first time.

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‘The First Time’ Lands Victoria Justice

Victoria Justice has been added to the cast of Jon Kasdan's teen romance The First Time. James Frecheville and Craig Roberts have also signed on.

The story centers on Brittany Robertson and Dylan O'Brien's characters, and their first weekend together as a young couple. Victoria Justice will play the dream girl of Dylan O'Brien's character, although she thinks they are only friends. Craig Roberts, Joshua Malina, and Adam G. Sevani also star in The First Time, although their roles are unknown.

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