Emily Henry is a current queen of contemporary romance and this People We Meet On Vacation adaptation is sure to have fans dying to see Poppy and Alex’s story brought to life on screen.
There’s been a lot of talk about bringing rom-coms back to the big screen and this is a project that will fit right in with the romance renaissance.
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This page was updated: 7/28/23
About The Book:
Poppy and Alex. Alex and Poppy. They have nothing in common. She’s a wild child; he wears khakis. She has insatiable wanderlust; he prefers to stay home with a book. And somehow, ever since a fateful car share home from college many years ago, they are the very best of friends. For most of the year they live far apart—she’s in New York City, and he’s in their small hometown—but every summer, for a decade, they have taken one glorious week of vacation together.
Until two years ago, when they ruined everything. They haven’t spoken since.
Poppy has everything she should want, but she’s stuck in a rut. When someone asks when she was last truly happy, she knows, without a doubt, it was on that ill-fated, final trip with Alex. And so, she decides to convince her best friend to take one more vacation together—lay everything on the table, make it all right. Miraculously, he agrees.
Now she has a week to fix everything. If only she can get around the one big truth that has always stood quietly in the middle of their seemingly perfect relationship. What could possibly go wrong?
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Current Production Status:
The movie is currently in pre-production with a completed script.
People We Meet On Vacation Adaptation Timeline:
The book was released in May 2021 and went on to spend over a year on the New York Times Bestseller List while selling over 1 million copies.
In October 2022 the People We Meet On Vacation adaptation was announced along with a screenwriter (Yulin Kuang) and director (Brett Haley).
Emily Henry confirmed in an April 2023 edition of her personal newsletter that the script was completed.
Work on the production and casting was halted in July 2023 when SAG-AFTRA went on strike.
Who Owns The Rights:
Temple Hill Entertainment and Sony’s 3000 Pictures are producing the movie.
Who Is Attached:
Yulin Kuang wrote the script and Brett Haley has been announced as the director.
There have been no casting announcements made yet.
There are currently no known filming locations for this project.
There is currently no estimated release for this movie.
Previous mentions on AiLL:
This book was featured in May 2021 Most Anticipated New Book Releases.
Other Adaptations From This Author:
Beach Read, Emily Henry’s 2020 release, is also being turned into a movie with the same screenwriter as the People We Meet On Vacation adaptation.
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