You couldn't pay me to have to relive high school, but prom? I only have good memories. That's why this new trailer for Disney's movie Prom is making me nostalgic and kind of excited to see it. It stars Friday Night Lights' Aimee Teegarden as a high school student stressing out over her upcoming prom. Her story is intersected with fellow students at the same school (you'll also recognize Nicholas Braun if you were a fan of short-lived ABC Family show 10 Things I Hate About You) who are all dealing with the pressure of the event in their own way.
Sound trite? Sure, but the trailer treats the students' plight as endearing and very earnest (the faux-documentary method is even employed at one point). Plus, it looks a little bit more grown-up than Disney's other high-school-set franchise, High School Musical, and I can't help but be charmed by Teegarden's everygirl (well, 17-year-old everygirl) dilemmas. The movie comes out April 29, 2011 (perhaps to coincide with real proms), but take a look at the preview when you