How the summer I launched the beautiful series is different from the book
One summer can change everything, so imagine what might happen after 13 of them.
How long did readers have to wait to finally see Jenny Hann’s 2009 novel? Summer I turned beautiful Will adapt to a TV series. The upcoming-era drama, which centers on the love triangle between Belly (Lola Tung) and brother Conrad (Christopher Brini) and Jeremiah (Gavin Casalegno), with whom she grew up spending the summer at Cousin Beach, premiered on Amazon on June 17.
In addition to writing the pilot episode, Han worked as a co-listener and had to make major decisions about what would be in the book — and what would be cut. Fortunately, he did not have to kill any of his sweethearts, and the dreamy, anxious, and magical aura of the source material was fully translated into the screen, which was the writer’s goal.
“I wanted it to feel like a locket you’ve found, you open it and there’s this picture inside,” Han Ike said! News. “It’s a memory, but at the same time, I wanted it to resonate and feel current and raw.”
Of course, more than a decade later, For all the boys I love before The author has made some notable changes to the TV series, including sexually assaulting one of the three main characters, expanding the world from Belly’s limited perspective, and introducing several different new characters.
“I went to it, ‘What if I were to write this book in 2021?'” Han explained his thought process. “The characters are still the same, but I think it’s a different moment with so much time. Although 13 years is not a very good one,