Charlie St. Cloud is an upcoming fantasy-romance film based on the 2004 Ben Sherwood novel The Death and Life of Charlie St. Cloud. The film is directed by Burr Steers and stars Zac Efron (High School Musical, 17 Again). The story is of Charlie St. Cloud’s choice between keeping a promise he made to his brother, who died in a car accident, or going after the girl he loves.
Also starring in the film are Amanda Crew (Whistler, Final Destination 3), Donal Logue, Charlie Tahan (I Am Legend), Kim Basinger (L.A. Confidential, Cellular) and Ray Liotta (Goodfellas, Field of Dreams).
Plot: Charlie St. Cloud is a young man overcome by grief at the death of his younger brother. So much so that he takes a job as caretaker of the cemetery in which his brother is buried. Charlie has a special lasting bond with his brother though, as he can see him. Charlie meets up with his brother (Sam) each night to play catch and talk. Then, a girl comes into Charlie’s life and he must choose between keeping a promise he made to Sam, or going after the girl he loves.
Charlie St. Cloud is set to premiere on July 30, 2010.
Watch the trailer here: