Back your sunscreen. It’s time to go to Cousin’s Beach. The TV adaptation of Jenny Han’s The Summer I Turned Pretty debuts June 17 on Prime Video. As Belly reviews the whole thing the summer time has to provide, she’s going to to find herself torn between formative years buddies Conrad and Jeremiah, who additionally occur to be brothers.
HollywoodLife spoke EXCLUSIVELY with the solid concerning the Conrad as opposed to Jeremiah debate. “Look, I spent the summer with Conrad. I’m biased. I don’t know if I have the most accurate opinion, but I’ve got to be Team Conrad all the way,” Christopher Briney, a.ok.a. Conrad, mentioned all the way through the display’s press junket.
Gavin Casalegno, who performs Jeremiah, is firmly on his personality’s group. “I love Jeremiah. I love the type of person he is. He’s just so much fun and can really just bring life to any room he enters. Personally, I’m Team Jeremiah,” he mentioned.
As for Lola Tung, on the finish of the day, she simply needs Belly to be at liberty. “I have very much been Team Belly the whole time, especially going on this journey in her shoes. I think Chris and Gavin are both such great actors and people and bring so much to Conrad and Jeremiah, and it was so easy to love both of their characters and to create those specific relationships that Belly has with both of them. I mean, how can she choose? They’re both so wonderful and I’m very much… I think she should follow her heart and focus on her journey.”
Regardless of who Belly finally ends up with, Sean Kaufman doesn’t assume Steven could be proud of both Conrad or Jeremiah relationship his sister. “I think it’s definitely a mix of these are two of his best friends. He’s grown up with them. To see them take focus away from our friendship and put it on her is such a sense of like, hey, wait, I’m here. What’s going on? That’s such a beautiful layer that Jenny added,” Sean instructed HollywoodLife.
The Summer I Turned Pretty is the primary of 3 books within the trilogy. While the display can have the “same DNA” as the primary guide, they aren’t “identical twins,” in keeping with creator Jenny Han.
“You have to walk that fine line of staying true to what the story is and what the fans will be expecting to see, and also find new moments because I would say that Belly’s world is definitely expanded out,” Jenny published. “There’s new characters. The books are pretty interior because you’re literally in her brain and in the house for a lot of it. We needed more of the world, and hopefully, the fans will like it and will understand that in the adaptation certain things do change.”
Jenny published that casting for the sequence began with discovering the easiest Belly. However, the hardest personality to solid used to be in truth Jeremiah. She instructed HollywoodLife that they had been “were looking for something so specific with this guy that really feels like he is the summer boy. He’s kind of lit up from within and has something in him that draws people towards him.” The Summer I Turned Pretty has already been renewed for season 2.