Prime Video releases a new teaser for The Summer I Turned Pretty—a series adaptation of Jenny Han’s bestselling novel.
The Summer I Turned Pretty is coming of age story that revolves around a love triangle between one girl and two brothers. It focuses on Belly and her summer at Cousin’s Beach where she spent it with her mother, older brother, her mother’s best friend and her two sons. The story also touches on the complex relationship between mothers and their children, plus a strong representation of female friendship.
Based on a best-selling trilogy
The series is an adaptation of The Summer I Turned Pretty book trilogy. Based on the works of New York Times Best-selling author, Jenny Han, the first season of the series will solely focus on the first book. It stars Lola Tung as Belly, Jackie Chung (Station 19) as Laurel, and Rachel Blanchard (Fargo) as Susanah. Christopher Briney and Gavin Casalegno (Walker) will play the rival brothers Conrad and Jeremiah, respectively. In addition, Sean Kaufman (Manifest) will play Steven, Alfredo Narciso (Manifest) as Cleveland, and Minnie Mills as Shayla. Lastly, Colin Ferguson (Eureka) joins the cast as John Conklin, while Tom Everett Scott (13 Reasons Why) will play Adam Fisher.
The Summer I Turned Pretty Teaser
Prime Video recently released a teaser trailer ahead of the show’s June premiere. The one-minute teaser shows the highly anticipated summer at Cousin’s Beach. With Taylor Swift’s “This Love (Taylor’s Version)” (which was an exclusive first listen before its worldwide release) playing in the background, it perfectly echoes the exhilarating emotions of finding first love and the heartbreak that comes with it.
Jenny Han is also known for her other published works including the Burn for Burn and To All The Boys trilogy. The latter was adapted into a trilogy movie starring Lana Condor and Noah Centineo. Unsurprisingly, the movie franchise garnered massive success and became a Netflix original hit, so much so that Netflix recently announced a spin-off series called XO, Kitty. The series will follow—you guessed it—-Lara Jean’s younger sister Kitty. Han will act as the executive producer and co-showrunner of the show, similar to her role in Prime Video’s The Summer I Turned Pretty.
How To Watch The Summer I Turned Pretty
The highly anticipated young adult romance series will premiere on Prime Video on June 17th, 2022. It will consist of seven episodes which will cover the first book.
Other than running the show, Han also wrote the pilot episode. Working as co-showrunner alongside Han is Gabrielle Stanton, who is also an executive producer. Meanwhile. Karen Rosenfelt, Hope Hartman, Mads Hansen, and Nne Ebong are also executive producers of the show. The series is a co-production of Amazon Studios and wiip
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