OLIVIA RODRIGO: driving home 2 u (a SOUR film)

OLIVIA RODRIGO: driving home 2 u (a SOUR film) Coming to Disney+ This March

By Zach Johnson

This is going to be quite a ride! Today, multiple Grammy® Award-nominated singer-songwriter Olivia Rodrigo announced on social media that her new upcoming original film, OLIVIA RODRIGO: driving home 2 u (a SOUR film), will debut exclusively on Disney+ on March 25, 2022.

For the first time, Rodrigo takes audiences on a familiar road trip from Salt Lake City—the shooting location for the first two seasons of High School Musical: The Musical: The Series—where she began writing her triple-platinum Geffen Records debut album SOUR, to Los Angeles. Along the way, she recounts the memories of writing and creating her record-breaking debut album and shares her feelings as a young woman navigating a specific time in her life. Through new live arrangements of her songs, intimate interviews, and never-before-seen footage from the making of the album, follow Rodrigo along on a cinematic journey exploring the story of SOUR, which features her quadruple-platinum debut “drivers license,” among other hit songs.

OLIVIA RODRIGO: driving home 2 u features 11 songs from SOUR performed with brand-new arrangements in unique locations, including Mojave Airplane Boneyard, Roy’s Motel & Café, Arcosanti, and the Red Rock Canyon State Park. It also includes special guest performances and appearances by Grammy-nominated artist Jacob Collier, Blu DeTiger, and Towa Bird. The film also explores how SOUR came to be through Rodrigo’s personal stories and behind-the-scenes footage, which feature intimate moments that showcase her artistry in and out of the studio.

“This is a unique film experience where, for the first time, fans will understand how her album came to be and why it was such a personal journey for Olivia,” said Ayo Davis, president, Disney Branded Television. “This is not a concert film per se, but really, an opportunity to experience first-hand how Olivia Rodrigo became one of the biggest music stars of the day—and a chance to see her perform the songs from SOUR like never before.”

OLIVIA RODRIGO: driving home 2 u is a Disney+ Original film from Disney Branded Television, directed by Stacey Lee and produced by Interscope Films and Supper Club.

driving home 2 u is such a unique and fresh approach to a music film, and that’s just what we’ve come to expect from Olivia,” said John Janick, chairman of Interscope Geffen A&M and Interscope Films. “It’s an authentic look into her creative process, her incredible drive, and who she is as an artist and person. We’re so proud to have co-produced this film with Supper Club and are thrilled that it has found a home on Disney +.”