Lessons In Chemistry Adaptation

Lessons In Chemistry Adaptation (2023): Everything We Know So Far About The Inspiring New Series

After being on nearly every best seller and book club pick list, a Lessons In Chemistry adaptation has all eyes on it. With a big name attached this is sure to be a big time adaptation of a very loved debut novel but Bonnie Garmus.
Combining historical fiction, cooking, romance, and a strong female lead it’s no surprise that this series seems to have the recipe for success.
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This page was updated: 1/8/24

About The Book:

Chemist Elizabeth Zott is not your average woman. In fact, Elizabeth Zott would be the first to point out that there is no such thing as an average woman. But it’s the early 1960s and her all-male team at Hastings Research Institute takes a very unscientific view of equality. Except for one: Calvin Evans; the lonely, brilliant, Nobel–prize nominated grudge-holder who falls in love with—of all things—her mind. True chemistry results.
But like science, life is unpredictable. Which is why a few years later Elizabeth Zott finds herself not only a single mother, but the reluctant star of America’s most beloved cooking show Supper at Six. Elizabeth’s unusual approach to cooking (“combine one tablespoon acetic acid with a pinch of sodium chloride”) proves revolutionary.
But as her following grows, not everyone is happy. Because as it turns out, Elizabeth Zott isn’t just teaching women to cook. She’s daring them to change the status quo.
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Current Production Status:

The limited series has been released in full.

Lessons In Chemistry Adaptation Timeline:

The project was first announced in January 2021 by Apple and with Brie Larson attached as the lead.
In July 2022 Larson posted a series of Instagram photos captioned “My Lessons in Chemistry starter pack… 🤫” leading to speculation that the project was in pre-production and preparing to move forward soon with filming.
On August 12th, Apple TV+ released first look photos, confirming that filming had begun. Brie Larson was spotted in costume in December with filming still ongoing.
In April 2023 the first look trailer was released with an updated timeframe of a Fall release.
In late May the official release date of October 13th was announced. The series released weekly in Fall 2023 with the finale airing on November 22nd.

Where Can I Watch The Series?

The full series is available to watch on AppleTV+.


The show currently has a 84% tomatometer and 80% audience score on Rotten Tomatoes. 8.3/10 on IMDb.

Who Owns The Rights:

Aggregate Films and Apple are co-producing the series with Apple having distribution rights for their streaming service.

Who Is Attached:

Brie Larson is set to star in the lead role of Elizabeth Zott.
Lewis Pullman is playing Calvin Evans.

Filming Locations:

The project was filmed in California, with public sightings of on location shoots around Los Angeles.

Estimated Release:

The series will being releasing on October 13th on AppleTV+


Previous mentions on AiLL:

You can find this book in the April 2022 Most Anticipated New Book Releases.
It was also featured in the 12 Fall Book Club Picks as well as the full 2023 Books To Screen Adaptations Masterlist

Other Adaptations From This Author:

This is the debut novel for Bonnie Garmus so there are currently no other works to be adapted.
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Lessons In Chemistry Adaptation

Lessons In Chemistry Adaptation: Everything We Know So Far About The Inspiring New Series

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