All Together Now 2020 is a 2020 American drama film directed by Brett Haley, from a screenplay by Haley, Marc Basch, Matthew Quick and Ol Parker. It is based upon the novel Sorta Like a Rockstar by Quick. It stars Auliʻi Cravalho, Justina Machado, Fred Armisen, Carol Burnett, Judy Reyes, Taylor Richardson, Rhenzy Feliz, Gerald Isaac Waters and Anthony Jacques.
All Together Now 2020 was released on August 28, 2020, by Netflix.
An optimistic, talented teen clings to a huge secret: she’s homeless and living on a school bus. When tragedy strikes, can she learn to accept a helping hand?
In August 2013, Fox Searchlight Pictures acquired screen rights to Sorta Like a Rock Star by Matthew Quick, and would produce and finance the film, with Temple Hill Entertainment and Gotham Group producing, with Laura Sandler and Amanda Harlib writing the film. In March 2016, it was announced Miguel Arteta would direct the film, with Ol Parker writing the script. In July 2017, it was announced Bryce Dallas Howard would direct the film, replacing Arteta and Fox Searchlight Pictures no longer involved. In November 2017, Netflix acquired distribution rights to the film, with Quick writing the screenplay.
In July 2019, Auliʻi Cravalho joined the cast of the film, with Brett Haley replacing Dallas Howard who departed due to scheduling conflicts. In September 2019, Carol Burnett, Fred Armisen, Rhenzy Feliz, Justina Machado, Judy Reyes, Gerald Isaac Waters, Taylor Richardson, and Anthony Jacques had joined the cast of the film.
Principal photography began in October 2019 in Portland, Oregon. Neighborhoods in northeast Portland have been used to film. Some of the homes used for filming were in the same neighborhoods as those featured in Fred Armisen’s work, Portlandia.