The Summer I Turned Pretty by Jenny Han (author of the To All the Boys series) has a movie adaptation in the works at Amazon Studios. For all the details about the upcoming book to movie adaptation, here’s what we know about the The Summer I Turned Pretty Movie:
What’s it about? What’s the plot?
From Variety: The Summer I Turned Pretty is ” a multigenerational drama that hinges on a love triangle between one girl and two brothers, the ever-evolving relationship between mothers and their children, and the enduring power of strong female friendship. It is a coming-of-age story about first love, first heartbreak, and the magic of that one perfect summer.”
The Summer I Turned Pretty is the first book in this trilogy and was originally published in 2009.
See The Summer I Turned Pretty on Amazon.
What format will it be? Will the The Summer I Turned Pretty adaptation be a Movie or a Series?
It’s planned as a television series, to be available via Amazon’s streaming service.
Who’s behind it?
Amazon Studios is developing the adaptation of The Summer I Turned Pretty. Author Jenny Han adapted her novel for the screenplay and is co-showrunning the series with Gabrielle Stanton (Haven, The Flash).
From author Jenny Han: “The Summer I Turned Pretty is many years in the making, and I’m so excited to tell Belly’s story in 2021. For the longtime book fans, I think it will have been worth the wait. For those newly discovering the Summer series, I hope you fall in love with these characters and this place that is so dear to my heart.”
What’s the status of the The Summer I Turned Pretty adaptation?
The adaptation is currently in pre-production as if mid-2021. Casting is fully underway and filming locations have been identified (Nova Scotia and North Carolina).
Who’s in the cast?
Lola Tung will star as Isabella “Belly” Conklin.
Christopher Briney will play Conrad Fisher.
Jackie Chung will play Laurel.
Rachel Blanchard will play Susannah.
See the full cast (when available) on IMDB.
When will it be released?
Is there a trailer or teaser available?
Not yet! Stay tuned.
The Summer I Turned Pretty Amazon Movie Development Timeline
May 5, 2009 The Summer I Turned Pretty (novel) is released.
February 8, 2021 Amazon Orders TV Adaptation Of Jenny Han’s YA Novel Series ‘The Summer I Turned Pretty’