Netflix Acquires Rights to Adaptation of Jenny Han’s Novel ‘To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before’

Netflix has recently acquired the global rights to Awesomeness Films and Overbrook Entertainment’s To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before.  The adaptation is based off a young adult novel written by Jenny Han.

Prior to Netflix’s acquisition, the film already cast a few of the characters.  Lana Condor is to play Lara Jean Song Covey.  Condor recently starred as Jubilee in X-Men: Apocalypse.  The Netflix adaptation also features Noah Centineo (The Fosters), Janel Parrish (Pretty Little Liars), Israel Broussard (Happy Death Day), Andrew Bachelor (The Babysitter), Anna Cathcart (The Descendants), and John Corbett (My Big Fat Greek Wedding).

The film is directed by Susan Johnson and is produced by Brian Robbin, James Lassiter, Will Smith, and Matthew Kaplan.  Brett Bouttier, Robyn Marshall, and author Han are executive producing.  Sofia Alvarez adapted the screenplay.

jennyhanTo All the Boys I’ve Loved Before author Jenny Han
Photo via Barnes & Noble

If you haven’t yet read the book, To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before follows young Lara Jean in her non-existent love life that suddenly spirals out of control when her love letters are mysteriously mailed to all the boys she once loved.  The book is the first of trilogy written by Han.

What do you think about Netflix acquiring the rights to the film adaptation?  Have you read the book yet?  What do you think of the book becoming a film?  Tell us your thoughts in the comments below!

Source: Variety

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