To All The Boys I’ve Loved Before is based on the New York Times bestselling novel of the same name written by Jenny Han. The book is part of a series featuring 2 other novels: P.S. I Still Love You and Always and Forever, Lara Jean.
The story, which is totally relatable for anyone who’s ever attended high school, follows a teenage girl by the name of Lara Jean Covey. Throughout her her years, Lara has written several love letters to her various crushes. Letters she never intended to be seen by anyone other than herself. Well her life is turned upside down when the letters are leaked and disbursed to her crushes. Lara’s forced to deal with the social backlash and on top of that, face each of them.
According to the film’s IMDb page, Lana Condor (X-Men: Apocalypse) is set to play the leading role of Lara. Vancouver’s own Trezzo Mahoro is among the cast of To All The Boys I’ve Loved Before. Trezzo is best known for his role as Mohamad in Van Helsing and Ralphie on The Magicians, both series are from Syfy. He’s also appeared in several other Vancouver-based productions including The X-Files, Motive and iZombie.
In an Instagram story video posted yesterday, Pretty Little Liars star Janel Parrish (who plays Mona on the show) revealed that she was on the set of the movie alongside Lana, which was filming in Fort Langley at the time.
According to Variety.com, John Corbett, Noah Centino, Anna Cathcart and Andrew Bachelor are also attached to the movie’s cast.
Phoenix-based filmmaker Susan Johnson is set to direct To All The Boys I’ve Loved Before, which is being produced by Overbrook Entertainment and Awesomeness Films. Both companies have recent credits on productions in Canada including Before I Fall from Awesomeness, which filmed in Vancouver, and Life in a Year from Overbrook, which just wrapped up filming in Toronto recently.
For a full roundup of everything else that starts filming in Vancouver and British Columbia this week, check out our article here.