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Justin Hartley plays a moustached 80s gym teacher in trailer for new movie The Exchange

Justin Hartley looks VERY different from his usual preppy image as a moustached 80s gym teacher in trailer for new movie The Exchange

Justin Hartley looks worlds away from his clean, cut, All-American, preppy image in his new movie The Exchange.

The trailer has dropped, and sees the hunky star, 44, in the role of gym teacher Gary Rothbauer.

The film follows a socially awkward but highly enterprising teenager – played by Ed Oxenbould – in 1986, who decides to acquire a ‘mail order best friend’ in the form of sophisticated French exchange student (Avan Jogia).

This is Justin's usual clean, cut, All-American, preppy look

Acceptable in the 80s: Justin Hartley looks worlds away from his clean, cut, All-American, preppy image in his new movie The Exchange

Instead, he ends up importing his personal nightmare, a cologne-soaked, chain-smoking, sex-obsessed youth who quickly becomes the hero of his new community.

The movie also features Jennifer Irwin, Paul Braunstein, and Jayli Wolf and will be released on July 30.

Justin is in Fairfield County, Connecticut, this month, filming his new Netflix Christmas movie The Noel Diary, which he is executive producing.

He got a visit from his new wife Sofia Pernas on the set at the start of June, spotted holding hands with her as they strolled around the lot during a shooting break.  

Teaser: The trailer has dropped, and sees the hunky star, 44, in the role of gym teacher Gary Rothbauer

Teaser: The trailer has dropped, and sees the hunky star, 44, in the role of gym teacher Gary Rothbauer

One day after their on-set date, Justin shared this sweet selfie writing 'This is how we Monday'

One day after their on-set date, Justin shared this sweet selfie writing ‘This is how we Monday’

The Noel Diary is based on the novel of the same name, published in 2017. Charles Shyer (Alfie and Father of the Bride) will direct. 

Justin plays a bestselling author who returns home at Christmas to settle the estate of his estranged mother, who kicked him out of the house when he was just 16. 

He then discovers a diary that may hold secrets to his own past and that of a beautiful young woman on a mysterious journey of her own. Together, they embark on an adventure to confront their pasts and discover a future that’s totally unexpected.

Justin and Sofia’s wedding news was revealed last month, just three months after the actor finalized his divorce from Selling Sunset star Chrishell, 39. 

Married: Justin and Sofia's wedding news was revealed last month, just three months after the actor finalized his divorce from Selling Sunset star Chrishell Stause, 39. They are pictured making their red carpet debut on May 16

Married: Justin and Sofia’s wedding news was revealed last month, just three months after the actor finalized his divorce from Selling Sunset star Chrishell Stause, 39. They are pictured making their red carpet debut on May 16

They previously worked together on The Young and the Restless back in 2015 and started dating last year following Justin’s split from Chrishell.

The actor cited ‘irreconcilable differences’ when he filed for divorce in November 2019, which blindsided the reality star.

Chrishell would go on to file for dissolution of the marriage the following month and claim her ex-husband told her of his intent to file for divorce in a text, sharing the news with her only 45 minutes before it was made public.

Together: The duo previously worked together on The Young and the Restless back in 2015 and started dating last year following Justin's split from Chrishell

Together: The duo previously worked together on The Young and the Restless back in 2015 and started dating last year following Justin’s split from Chrishell

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