Dear Edward Adaptation

Dear Edward Adaptation (2023): Everything We Know So Far

A quick moving project, the Dear Edward adaptation based on the book by Ann Napolitano, will be coming soon. On a personal note, this was one of my favorite 2020 releases so I am very excited for this release! A story centered on grief but especially on how you move through it, deserves time to truly delve into the characters so I’m glad it’s being done as a series.
 
This page was updated: 7/22/22
 
About The Book: One summer morning, twelve-year-old Edward Adler, his beloved older brother, his parents, and 183 other passengers board a flight in Newark headed for Los Angeles. Among them is a Wall Street wunderkind, a young woman coming to terms with an unexpected pregnancy, an injured vet returning from Afghanistan, a septuagenarian business tycoon, and a free-spirited woman running away from her controlling husband. And then, tragically, the plane crashes. Edward is the sole survivor.
Edward’s story captures the attention of the nation, but he struggles to find a place for himself in a world without his family. He continues to feel that a piece of him has been left in the sky, forever tied to the plane and all of his fellow passengers. But then he makes an unexpected discovery–one that will lead him to the answers of some of life’s most profound questions: When you’ve lost everything, how do find yourself? How do you discover your purpose? What does it mean not just to survive, but to truly live?
 
Alison’s Book Rating: ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
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Current Production Status: Filming in Spring 2022
 
Dear Edward Adaptation Timeline:
In January 2020 the book was published and ended up #2 on the New York Times Best Sellers List. The Covid pandemic slowed development on the rights being acquired, but in February 2022 Apple TV ordered a series and announced the main cast shortly after. Filming began the next month in March. It’s expected to be released in 2023 with eight episodes.
 
Who Owns The Rights: Apple Studios
 
Who Is Attached: Connie Britton, Taylor Schilling, Colin O’Brien, Eva Ariel Binder, Khloe Bruno, Audrey Corsa
 
Estimated Release: 2023
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Previous mentions on AiLL: Every Book I Read In 2020
 

Happy Reading!!
~Alison

Dear Edward Adaptation

Dear Edward Adaptation: Everything We Know So Far

 
Hi there! I’m Alison in Libraryland, and I’ll be here for all your book related needs. Many of you know me as the girl with the book recommendations. Don’t be shy! Ask me! If you’re looking for a good book or movie adaptation, let me help you find it. I’ll be here for all your literary needs. This is a book blog run on an obsession for shiny new books, worn-through old classics, and all attempts at moving those stories to the screen, including this Dear Edward adaptation!

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