In the past month we’ve gotten a lot of teasers, tantalizing trailers and exciting renewal news. From our favorite books finally reaching the screen to exciting new Emily Henry announcements, book, movie and TV lovers alike have a lot to look forward to.
Emily Henry’s Next Book Announced
At this point, there isn’t a romance reader around who is sleeping on Emily Henry news. Recently she announced the title of her upcoming novel as well as the always-charming cover for her fifth rom-com. Funny Story follows Daphne, whose life was going great until her fiancé dumped her for his childhood best friend, Petra. Stranded in his hometown with no friends or family and a dream job as a librarian, Daphne moves in with the only person who understands her pain: Petra’s ex, Miles. As the two suffer on separate sides of the house, a plan formulates. Miles and Daphne will fake a summer fling, despite being polar opposite who have no feelings for each. Right?
Origin Official Teaser
After its recent debut at the Venice Film Festival, everyone is talking about Origin. The movie is an adaptation of Caste: The Origins of Our Discontent, a wildly praised, #1 New York Times bestselling, Oprah’s Book Club pick by Pulitzer Prize winner Isabel Wilkerson. According to reports, the movie received an eight-minute standing ovation. An official theater release date has yet to be announced, which means there’s still plenty of time to read the book. Check out the teaser here.
The Summer I Turned Pretty Rocks Amazon Prime
Now in its second season, The Summer I Turned Pretty (based on the novels by Jenny Han) has risen to the top of Amazon’s streaming services. The YA summer sensation is the No. 2 most-viewed series among women 18-34 prompting Amazon to renew the show for a second season, consider spinoffs and explores the market for female-forward, young adult stories in the future. This is big news for Han, but also an exciting development for anyone hoping to see more book-to-screen adaptations like it.
Adaptation of Haunting Sci-Fi Novel Foe Coming October
The first images of the adaptation of Foe by Iain Reid were recently released. Fans got to see some striking shots of Saoirse Ronan and Paul Mescal in the starring roles. Viewers can catch the apocalyptic thriller in theaters at the height of spooky season when it premieres on October 6th.
Can’t Stop Heartstopper
Fans of the book series were delighted to see Nick and Charlie on screen when Netflix first debuted the adaptation of Heartstopper. And apparently, the love didn’t stop at season two because the YA favorite has been renewed for a third season.