Actor Blake Lively (35) and Justin Baldoni (39) are attached to the project, and the latter will also direct the reports. final date.
The book, which has the Norwegian title “Det ender med oss” by Colin Hofer, has a consistent theme of intimate partner violence.
The author said the plot was loosely inspired by her mother’s story.
phenomenon after six years
American Hoover announced Thursday that Lively and Baldoni will play the main characters in the book, Lily and Rayle.
“I think Justin and Blake Lively have what it takes to bring these characters to life, and I can’t wait for you to see that happen,” Hoover told his 1.9 million Instagram followers.
The book was published in 2016, but it took off in 2022 after becoming popular among book lovers on TikTok. Hoover is currently the best-selling author in the United States, with more than 20 million books sold. “It Ends With Us” has been translated into 43 languages and has been on the New York Times bestseller list for more than 90 weeks, he writes. final date.
In 2019, lead actor Baldoni and Wayfarer Studios secured the film rights to the novel. The author serves as a consultant for the film to be distributed by Sony Pictures.
Withdraw the book after criticism
The news comes two weeks after Hoover received flak from readers when it announced plans to release a coloring book based on the novel about intimate partner violence.
on the side Goodreads Criticism from fans who questioned the purpose of the product was praised.
“What color? Lily’s bruises from (Ryle)? This is disgusting,” one wrote.
It ended with the book’s charts being withdrawn and the author’s apology.
— I can definitely see that this was tone deaf, Hoover wrote on Instagram, the reports CNN.
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