A Good Girl's Guide To Murder adaptation

A Good Girl’s Guide To Murder Adaptation (2024): Everything We Know So Far

BBC is taking the lead on the A Good Girl’s Guide To Murder adaptation, based on the best-selling novel by Holly Jackson. This suspenseful young adult thriller was published in 2019 and quickly gained popularity due to its intriguing storyline and well-crafted characters. Now, the fans of the book are eagerly waiting for the release of its screen adaptation. So, grab your popcorn and get ready to explore the dark secrets of this small town mystery.
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This page was updated: 2/15/24

About The Book:

The case is closed. Five years ago, schoolgirl Andie Bell was murdered by Sal Singh. The police know he did it. Everyone in town knows he did it.
But having grown up in the same small town that was consumed by the murder, Pippa Fitz-Amobi isn’t so sure. When she chooses the case as the topic for her final year project, she starts to uncover secrets that someone in town desperately wants to stay hidden. And if the real killer is still out there, how far will they go to keep Pip from the truth?
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Current Production Status:

Post-production and expecting a 2024 release.

A Good Girl’s Guide To Murder Adaptation Timeline:

The book was first published in 2019 and followed by sequels in 2020 and 2021.
In September 2022 it was announced by BBC 3 that they would be producing a series adaptation of the books.
Emma Myers and Zain Iqbal were cast in the lead roles which was announced as filming began in June 2023.
The first-look pictures were released in February 2024 along with confirmation that the series would be coming this year.
It’s currently scheduled for release in the UK in July but there is no date set for the US.

Who Owns The Rights:

Moonage Pictures is leading the production with BBC co-producing and handling distribution.

Who Is Attached:

Emma Myers and Zain Iqbal have been cast as leads with Asha Banks, Yali Topol Margalith, Jude Morgan-Collie, and Raiko Gohara all joining the series is supporting roles.

Filming Locations:

Filming is taking place in various places around Bristol, England.

Estimated Release:

With filming taking place in Summer 2023 it is likely that the series will come out before the end of 2024.
A Good Girl's Guide To Murder adaptation

Previous mentions on AiLL:

This series has not been mentioned on AiLL before.

Other Adaptations From This Author:

So far, this is the only Holly Jackson work in the process of being adapted!
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A Good Girl’s Guide To Murder Adaptation (2024): Everything We Know So Far

A Good Girl's Guide To Murder adaptation
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