Netflix has announced that they will be adapting Taylor Jenkins Reid’s novel, The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo, into a film and anticipation is already running high. With the book’s resurgence in popularity after captivating the TikTok community, this upcoming cinematic journey has generated significant buzz and excitement. Fans are eager to see Hugo’s compelling story come to life on the screen.
Evelyn Hugo’s Intriguing Tale
The 2017 novel delves into the life of the enigmatic Hollywood star, Evelyn Hugo, as she recounts her glamorous yet tumultuous life through seven marriages. The narrative, spanning the 1950s to the present day, follows Hugo’s collaboration with journalist Monique Grant to unveil the secrets and intricacies of her life.
Netflix appointed Leslye Headland as the movie’s director. Alongside this announcement, Liz Tigelaar, known for her work on Celeste Ng’s adaptation for Hulu’s series, has been named as the scriptwriter. Reid’s involvement as an executive producer has also assured fans that the movie adaptation will be faithful to the original story.
Despite all the anticipation, Netflix hasn’t yet announced the movie’s release date. Maybe next year? We’ll keep our ears open for updates.