Beliebing in Nostalgia: Justin Bieber's Iconic Song Sparks Magic in Aubrey Plaza's 'My Old Ass

Song Inclusion

Justin Bieber's song "One Less Lonely Girl" from his 2009 debut album 'One World' is featured in "My Old Ass", adding a nostalgic and emotional layer to the film.

Bieber's Approval

The team behind "My Old Ass" was pleasantly surprised when Justin Bieber gave his consent for the use of his song in the film.

Canadian Connection

Director Megan Park, being Canadian, chose Bieber's song to evoke nostalgia and to reflect on her own childhood experiences.

Symbolic Significance

The song holds a special place in Bieber's career and among his fans, often being used to serenade a selected girl during his concerts.

Film's Reception

"My Old Ass", starring Maisy Stella and Aubrey Plaza, premiered at the Sundance Film Festival on January 20, 2024.

Plot Overview

The film follows Elliott Labrant (played by Maisy Stella), who is advised by her future self (Aubrey Plaza) not to fall in love.

Film's Cast

Besides Stella and Plaza, the film features Maddie Ziegler, Percy Hynes White, and others, with cinematography by Kristen Correll.

Production Details

The movie was directed and written by Megan Park, produced by LuckyChap Entertainment, Scythia Films, and Indian Paintbrush.

Filming Location

Principal photography for "My Old Ass" began on August 15, 2022, in Muskoka Lakes, Ontario, Canada.

Accolades

Maddie Ziegler received the Breakthrough Artist Award at the Variety & Golden Globe's Breakthrough Artist Awards in 2024 for her role in the film.