the plot thickens! the summer i turn pretty Prime Video — and Belize (lola tung) love triangle with the brothers Conrad (Christopher Briney) and Jeremiah (Gavin Casalegno) is going to get even more complicated in Season 2.
Ahead of the Season 1 premiere, which airs in June 2022, creator and showrunner jenny han Broke his efforts to turn the book series into a TV show.
“I approached it like, What do I think are the most important elements of the story? And what do the fans care about most? I’ve been able to draw from all the emails, letters and comments I’ve gotten over the years.” fans, that’s why we looked at this adaptation,” she told collider, “What do the original fans care about most?”
Han added: “And then, for me as well, what’s going to be the most fun and exciting? Because I think as a writer, you also have to feel like you’re innovating in a way. That it won’t be the exact same thing, but what’s the new approach? And how do I make it feel fresh?”
According to the author, include Taylor SwiftSangeet was one of their favorite additions in Season 1. “Fans of the books have asked me over the years if Taylor might [Swift] Music and I’ve definitely always wanted it, but I can’t promise anything because it’s not up to me,” she explained. the rap Same month “But it gave me the most joy to be able to give that gift to the fans because I knew what it would mean to them.”
At that point, Han also gets excited about seeing Tung bring Bailey to life in his own way. “I really wanted to find actors that felt real and natural and fresh. There is a sense of discovery about it. The linchpin was going to be Bailey because everything hangs around that,” the Virginia native shared Diversity In June 2022. “She’s the main character and so it was of paramount importance that we found our guts right.”
For to all the boys i’ve loved before The author, a newcomer, brought a much-needed perspective to his main character. “Lola had this freshness. She was still 18 when we cast her and she turns 18 on the show, but I think it’s really difficult to create a kind of innocence or newness in things,” she continued. “It’s our first part and she’s never done it before. There’s a lot of meta elements to it — Bailey’s big hotness and Lola’s big hotness.”
Tung, for her part, also opened up about her introduction the summer i turn pretty Suffrage.
“I was a bit of a fan of Jenny. I did not read the summer i turn pretty until I booked the role but I was a fan of to all the boys movies and I often Netflix them at parties with my friends because they were so good,” the New York native elaborated. seventeen magazine in June 2022. “It’s unbelievable, I can’t believe it [I’m part of The Summer I Turned Pretty], Jenny is the best too, so it’s really wonderful and wild that I’ve even had that relationship with her.
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