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27th Jan 2023

Blake Lively cast in film adaption of It Ends With Us

Kat O'Connor

It Ends With Us is a New York Times Bestseller.

Blake Lively has been cast in the film adaption of It Ends With Us.

The Colleen Hoover novel has sold over one million copies since it was published in 2019.

The book has also been translated into over 20 languages.

It Ends With Us debuted at #1 on The New York Times best sellers list.

Gossip Girl alum Blake Lively will star alongside Justin Baldoni in the film adaption.

Lively has been cast as Lily. Baldoni will star as Ryle and he will also direct the film.

Author Colleen Hoover said, “Our Lily is going to be played by Blake Lively. Blake Lively, y’all. She’s my dream Lily.”

Speaking about Justin Baldoni, she said;

“I just thought that he had what it takes to play that character. The good news is he’s gonna be Ryle. So we have our Ryle and our Lily.”

“I think that Justin Baldoni and Blake Lively have what it takes to bring these characters to life.

Read the synopsis of It Ends With Us below:

‘Lily hasn’t always had it easy, but that’s never stopped her from working hard for the life she wants. She’s come a long way from the small town where she grew up-she graduated from college, moved to Boston, and started her own business. And when she feels a spark with a gorgeous neurosurgeon named Ryle Kincaid, everything in Lily’s life seems too good to be true.

‘Ryle is assertive, stubborn, maybe even a little arrogant. He’s also sensitive, brilliant, and has a total soft spot for Lily. And the way he looks in scrubs certainly doesn’t hurt. Lily can’t get him out of her head. But Ryle’s complete aversion to relationships is disturbing. Even as Lily finds herself becoming the exception to his “no dating” rule, she can’t help but wonder what made him that way in the first place. As questions about her new relationship overwhelms her, so do thoughts of Atlas Corrigan-her first love and a link to the past she left behind. He was her kindred spirit, her protector.

‘When Atlas suddenly reappears, everything Lily has built with Ryle is threatened. With this bold and deeply personal novel, It Ends With Us is a heart-wrenching story and an unforgettable tale of love that comes at the ultimate price.’