On Dec. 19, 2018, the dreams of fans of “To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before” came true. In a video on her Instagram, Lana Condor, the actress who plays Lara Jean, confirmed that a “To All the Boys” sequel is in the works.
“I am so excited!” Condor says in the video. “It is officially official. We are making the ‘To All the Boys’ sequel.”
Following the titles of Jenny Han’s book series on which the movies are based, the sequel will be titled “P.S. I Still Love You.” In the spirit of the young adult novel, “P.S. I Still Love You” the movie will feature a new challenge to Lara Jean and Peter’s relationship in the form of John Ambrose McClaren, one of the recipients of Lara Jean’s love letters. If the novel’s plot is any indication, there might be some jealousy between Peter and John Ambrose and between Lara Jean and Peter’s ex Gen. All of these tangled relationships and love triangles might just be Lara Jean and Peter’s undoing.
“The first one was with Josh and Peter, but in the second movie it’s going to be a major new character that’s going to challenge Peter quite a bit and fight over me, which is not a bad thing,” Condor told Elle.
While the release date of the sequel is still unknown, fans are excited to see Lara Jean and Peter’s relationship develop.
Besides the “To All the Boys” sequel, Netflix is working on some other big projects to roll out soon. “Selena: The Series,” a show about the life of Tejano singer Selena Quintanilla, is in production. Her family will be producing the show and hopes to tell her story as accurately as possible. According to the Netflix description of the show, the series will follow Selena’s coming of age and her and her family’s sacrifices and difficult decisions as the singer’s popularity rose. The show will be released sometime in 2020.
Besides these two big projects, Netflix is beginning production on some other interesting new movies and series.
On Jan. 25, Netflix stated that it has ordered a limited drama series based on Sarah Pinborough’s novel “Behind Her Eyes.” The story follows Louise, a single mom who works part-time in a psychiatrist’s office. Louise begins an affair with her new boss, befriends his wife and becomes tangled in a web of twisted relationships and dark secrets. The show will begin filming in the United Kingdom later this year.
Critically-acclaimed Broadway play “American Son” will also be getting the Netflix movie treatment. Kerry Washington is expected to reprise her role in this drama about interracial parents reuniting to look for their missing son.
In terms of teen movies, Netflix has a few projects started. On Jan. 24, Netflix announced that six-foot-one actress Ava Michelle will play the lead role of Jodi in the upcoming “Tall Girl,” a movie about a misfit tall girl navigating high school and dealing with a love triangle between herself, her best male friend and an equally as tall foreign exchange student. (https://media.netflix.com/en/press-releases/ava-michelle-lands-lead-role-in-netflix-2019-original-live-action-comedy-film-tall-girl)
The Awesomeness Films and Ace Entertainment-produced movie “The Perfect Date” should also be coming out sometime this year, as Netflix has acquired the film’s global rights this month.
In the film, Noah Centineo plays a high schooler who makes money by standing in for people’s boyfriends. Laura Marano also stars, and the movie is sure to be a big hit.
Stephanie Santillo is a staff writer for The Daily Campus. She can be reached via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.