The cast has been confirmed for the brand new rom-com The Hating Game coming to Amazon Prime Video.

The adaptation of the bestselling Sally Thorne novel will be coming to the streaming service in 2022.

Directed by Peter Hutchings, the romantic comedy movie will feature some recognisable faces.

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Filming began in May 2019 with Lucy Hale and Robbie Amell cast in the lead roles, but in November 2020 Amell dropped out due to a conflict in filming schedules.

He has been replaced by Austin Stowell, with filming resuming ahead of the 2022 Prime Video release date.

Here’s everything we know so far about The Hating Game movie...

The Hating Game Plot

The Hating Game movie will be based on the novel of the same name by bestselling author Sally Thorne.

The story revolves around two executive assistants, Lucy Hutton and Joshua Templeman, who are forced together when their rival publishing companies merge.

While Lucy is charming and prides herself on being loved by everyone, Joshua is intimidating and impeccably attired and efficient.

The two spend their days antagonising each other but, as with all rom-coms that start this way, things end up taking a romantic turn.

When a huge promotion is up for grabs, their rivalry climbs to whole new levels as they try to fight their feelings for each other to climb the career ladder.

The Hating Game Cast

The cast for The Hating Game has been confirmed, with the lead roles of Lucy and Joshua played by Lucy Hale and Austin Stowell.

Here’s a look at the cast for the upcoming movie and where you might have seen them before.

Lucy Hale

Former Pretty Little Liars star and singer Lucy Hale will take on the lead role of Lucy Hutton.

She received several accolades for her breakthrough role as Aria Montgomery in the series, which she starred in from 2010-2017.

Lucy has since appeared in films including The Sisterhood of the Travelling Pants 2, Truth or Dare, Fantasy Island and Scream 4.

She is also a singer and has released one studio album as well as appearing on several soundtrack albums for her film roles.

Austin Stowell

Austin Stowell will play Lucy’s rival and love interest, Joshua Templeman, in The Hating Game.

The American actor is known for his roles in Dolphin Tale and it’s sequel, as well as for appearing in the 2013 film Love and Honor and 2014 movie Whiplash.

He also starred as Francis Gary Powers in Steven Speilberg’s film Bridge of Spies, which was released in 2015.

Corbin Bernsen

The Emmy and Golden Globe nominated actor is best known for his role as opportunistic divorce lawyer Arnie Becker in TV series L.A Law.

Corbin Bernsen has also appeared in Kiss Kiss Bang Bang in 2005 as Harlan Dexter and in Major League II in 1994 as Roger Dorn.

Billy Thomas Myott

American actor Billy Thomas Myott will play the character Mack in The Hating Game.

He made his acting debut in 2016 as James in As You Are and also played Avery in the 2021 release Beyond Adversity.

Nichola Baroudi

The actor and writer Nicholas Baroudi will play Patrick in The Hating Game.

His previous film appearances have included as Agent Ortega in the 2016 film Person of Interest and as John Brady in Sins of the Sun in 2018.

When is The Hating Game movie on Prime Video?

The Hating Game release date has not yet been confirmed, but it will be streaming on Amazon Prime Video in 2022.

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