The Summer I Turned Pretty (TV series)

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The Summer I Turned Pretty
The Summer I Turned Pretty poster.jpg
Genre
Created by
Based onThe Summer I Turned Pretty
by Jenny Han
Starring
Country of originUnited States
Original languageEnglish
Production
Executive producers
  • Jenny Han
  • Gabrielle Stanton
  • Karen Rosenfelt
  • Paul Lee
  • Nne Ebong
  • Hope Hartman
Production companies
Release
Original networkPrime Video

The Summer I Turned Pretty is an upcoming American coming-of-age romantic drama television series that is set to premiere on June 17, 2022, on Prime Video.[1] It is based on the novel of the same name by Jenny Han.

Synopsis[edit]

On an annual summer vacation to her family's beach house, Belly reunites with her friends Susannah and brothers Jeremiah and Conrad, and she finds herself in a love triangle with the brothers.[2]

Cast and characters[edit]

Main[edit]

  • Lola Tung as Belly
  • Rachel Blanchard as Susannah
  • Jackie Chung as Laurel
  • Christopher Briney as Conrad
  • Gavin Casalegno as Jeremiah
  • Sean Kaufman as Steven
  • Minnie Mills as Shayla
  • Alfredo Narciso as Cleveland

Recurring[edit]

  • Summer Madison as Nicole
  • David Iacono as Cam
  • Rain Spencer as Taylor
  • Tom Everett Scott as Adam Fisher

Production[edit]

Development[edit]

On February 8, 2021, Amazon gave production a series order consisting of eight episodes. The series is based on the 2009 novel of the same name by Jenny Han. It is created and executive produced by Han and Gabrielle Stanton. Also executive producing are Karen Rosenfelt, Paul Lee, Nne Ebong, and Hope Hartman.[3][4][5] The series was filmed in Wilmington, North Carolina.[6]

Casting[edit]

On April 28, 2021, Lola Tung, Rachel Blanchard, Jackie Chung, and Christopher Briney were cast as series regulars.[7] In July 2021, Gavin Casalegno, Sean Kaufman, Minnie Mills and Alfredo Narciso joined the main cast, while Summer Madison, David Iacono, Rain Spencer, and Tom Everett Scott joined the cast in recurring roles.[8][9]

Release[edit]

The series is scheduled to premiere on Prime Video on June 17, 2022.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Petski, Denise (April 28, 2022). "'The Summer I Turned Pretty': Premiere Date Set For Prime Video Series Adaptation Of Jenny Han's YA Novel". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved April 28, 2022.
  2. ^ DeVore, Britta (April 28, 2022). "'The Summer I Turned Pretty': Series Adaptation of Jenny Han's YA Novel Gets Release Date and Love Triangle Poster". Collider. Retrieved April 29, 2022.
  3. ^ Otterson, Joe (February 8, 2021). "'To All the Boys' Author Jenny Han Sets 'The Summer I Turned Pretty' Series at Amazon". Variety. Retrieved February 8, 2021.
  4. ^ Porter, Rick (February 8, 2021). "Jenny Han's 'Summer I Turned Pretty' Lands at Amazon". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved February 8, 2021.
  5. ^ White, Peter (February 8, 2021). "Amazon Orders TV Adaptation Of Jenny Han's YA Novel Series 'The Summer I Turned Pretty'". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved February 8, 2021.
  6. ^ Staton, John (April 29, 2022). "Wilmington-shot Amazon Prime series 'The Summer I Turned Pretty' gets release date". Star-News. Retrieved April 29, 2022.
  7. ^ Petski, Denise (April 28, 2021). "'The Summer I Turned Pretty': Newcomer Lola Tung To Star; Rachel Blanchard, Jackie Chung & Christopher Briney Also Cast In Amazon Series Adaptation". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved April 28, 2021.
  8. ^ White, Peter (July 20, 2021). "'The Summer I Turned Pretty': Gavin Casalegno To Star In Amazon's TV Adaptation Of Jenny Han's YA Novel". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved July 20, 2021.
  9. ^ Petski, Denise (July 26, 2021). "'The Summer I Turned Pretty': Seven Cast In Amazon's TV Adaptation Of Jenny Han's YA Novel". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved July 26, 2021.

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