One summer can change everything, so imagine what can happen after 13 of them.

It was so long that readers waited to finally see it. Jenny HanThe 2009 novel by “The Novelist” I Turned Pretty in SummerIt was adapted for TV. This drama centers around the relationship between Belly and her father, Billy.Lola TungConrad and his brothers ConradChristopher BrineyJeremiah, (Gavin CasalegnoThe premiere of “The Girl” (played by ) was June 17, on Amazon Prime Video.

In addition to writing the pilot episode, Han served as co-showrunner and got to make the major decisions about what would remain from the book—and what would be cut. It didn’t cost her any of her lovelies to die and the magical, dreamy and wistful aura from the source material completely translated to screen. That was Han’s ultimate goal. 

CelebHomes News spoke to Han, who said: “I wanted it feel like something you found. You open it and you see this picture.” While it’s a reminder, Han said that she wanted the locket to be resonant, current, and raw.