One summer season can change all the pieces, so think about what can occur after 13 of them.
That is how lengthy readers needed to wait to lastly see Jenny Han’s 2009 novel The Summer time I Turned Fairly be tailored right into a TV collection. The approaching-of-age drama, which facilities on the love triangle between Stomach (Lola Tung) and brothers Conrad (Christopher Briney) and Jeremiah (Gavin Casalegno), who she’s grown up spending summers with in Cousins Seashore, premiered June 17 on Amazon Prime Video.
Along with writing the pilot episode, Han served as co-showrunner and received to make the most important selections about what would stay from the e-book—and what could be reduce. Thankfully, she did not should kill any of her darlings and that dreamy, wistful and magical aura of the supply materials absolutely interprets to the display, which was the creator’s purpose.
“I needed it to really feel like a locket that you just discover, you open it up and there is this image inside,” Han instructed E! Information. “It is a reminiscence, however on the identical time, I needed it to really feel resonant and present and uncooked.”