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Yara Shahidi & Charles Melton Reveal the Most Romantic Things They've Ever Done!

Yara Shahidi & Charles Melton Reveal the Most Romantic Things They've Ever Done!

Charles Melton and Yara Shahidi are experts at showing their love!

The 28-year-old actor and 19-year-old actress spoke to Young Hollywood about the most memorable ways they’ve ever showed their loved ones that they care at the premiere of their new movie, The Sun Is Also a Star.

“I believe it’s easy to call, make a phone call, have flowers delivered, but it’s the simple and little things that require your blue collar time that I believe are romantic,” Charles said of the most romantic thing he’s ever done. “Like waiting in the rain for somebody or going out of your way to do simple likes like write letters.”

Yara also opened up about showing her affection, but instead of talking about romance in particular, she shared a sweet gesture she made for her mother.

“I made my mother a cassette tape of her favorite songs for her birthday and it was the best process of figuring out, first of all, how to use a cassette and to second of all go through the crates and really think about what she loves,” she explained.

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Charles Melton Creates 'Melton Your Heart' Spotify Playlist For 'The Sun Is Also a Star'

Charles Melton Creates 'Melton Your Heart' Spotify Playlist For 'The Sun Is Also a Star'

Charles Melton has created the perfect playlist to get you ready for his new movie The Sun Is Also a Star.

The 28-year-old actor put together a list of songs that inspired his character in the upcoming film, and even shared tidbits about why he chose some of the songs.

Songs on the playlist include “Sparks” by Coldplay, “ocean eyes” by Billie Eilish, “Stay With Me” by Sam Smith, and “Halo” by Beyonce.

“Halo by Beyoncé is my go-to Korean karaoke song and get a perfect score every time I sing it,” Charles said about Beyonce‘s song.

Check out the playlist below!

Click inside to see why he chose some of the other songs… More Here! »

Charles Melton Knew Right Away He Had To Play Daniel In 'The Sun Is Also a Star'

Charles Melton Knew Right Away He Had To Play Daniel In 'The Sun Is Also a Star'

Charles Melton was destined to be in The Sun Is Also a Star!

The Riverdale actor revealed in a new interview that he basically willed it to happen that he would star in the film.

“I read the book twice as soon as I found out they were making it into a movie,” he said. “and I thought, ‘I’m Daniel Bae, I have to play this guy!’ He’s kind of goofy, funny, romantic, very serious and passionate, and I connected with all those things.”

“The story really touches on so many issues of the day and gives you a different perspective—a human perspective—that comes out of falling in love amid the beautiful diversity and multiculturism that exist in America now,” Charles added.-

The Sun Is Also a Star hits theaters THIS Friday (May 17).

Camila Mendes Supports Boyfriend Charles Melton at 'The Sun is Also a Star' Premiere!

Camila Mendes Supports Boyfriend Charles Melton at 'The Sun is Also a Star' Premiere!

Charles Melton holds hands with girlfriend Camila Mendes as they arrive at the premiere of The Sun is Also a Star on Monday night (May 13) at The Grove in Los Angeles.

Also joining the 28-year-old actor on the blue carpet was his co-star Yara Shahidi.

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Yara was supported at the event by her black-ish co-stars Marcus Schribner, Miles Brown, and Marsai Martin along with her grown-ish co-stars Francia Raisa and Chloe X Halle.

Other stars at the premiere included A Wrinkle in Time actress Storm Reid, Disney Channel star Laura Marano, The Nutcracker and the Four Realms actress Mackenzie Foy, and model Larsen Thompson.

The Sun is Also a Star hits theaters on Friday, May 17.

FYI: Camila is wearing a Prabal Gurung dress and Ruchi New York earrings. Yara is wearing a Monse dress.

30+ pictures inside of the stars at the premiere… More Here! »

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Stream The Entire 'The Sun Is Also A Star' Soundtrack Now!

Stream The Entire 'The Sun Is Also A Star' Soundtrack Now!

We’re only one week away from The Sun Is Also A Star hitting theaters and we just the soundtrack today!

Icelandic composer Herdís Stefánsdóttir opened up about working on the soundtrack, saying, “I immediately felt we had a musical connection, which helped create the themes for the film. I was 7 months pregnant when I started writing the score and that made the experience very special for me.”

She added, “I was extra emotional and focused because of my situation, which I felt helped me overall in the creative process, and was able to write the music quickly and felt inspired by the story. I needed to write music that would evolve and mature with the characters in the film and the growing feeling of love.”

The Sun Is Also A Star centers on Daniel Bae (Charles Melton) and Jamaica-born pragmatist Natasha Kingsley (Yara Shahidi) who meet – and fall for each other – over one magical day amidst the fervor and flurry of New York City.

You can grab your copy of the soundtrack on digital retailers now and stream below!

The Sun Is Also A Star is out in theaters on May 24th.

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