Yeah, you heard right! “What If it´s Us” the best-seller written by the geniuses of Silvera and Albertalli is becoming a movie and here´s all we know about it.
I have to say that WIIU is not my favorite book and I definitely have some issues with it. However, I am proud of these two amazing authors and a lot of fans are really happy because a lot of people really loved the book.
Who´s in charge of the movie?
The screen rights were acquired by Anonymous Content, the same company that produced fan favorites like “13 reasons why”, before the release of the book. It will be produced by Joy Gorman Wettels and Albertalli and Silvera are also involved in the production of this movie.
What is it about?
The story follows Broadway obsessed Arthur who´s only in New York for the summer, and recently heartbroken Ben who is actually a New Yorker. When they unexpectedly meet at a post office, these two queer boys can´t decide wether the Universe is trying to join them, or pull them apart.
Cast and release date
Of course nothing is well defined yet. However, we are expecting news pretty soon because the rights for a movie were acquainted last year before the release of the book in October.
About the authors
In case you don´t know the minds behind this book, now I will introduce them to you. Becky Albertalli is the author of the best-seller queer young adult book “Simon vs the Homo-Sapiens Agenda” that was already adapted to the big screen in the movie “Love, Simon” that was a huge success. However, she also wrote other books that are very good too like “Leah on the Off beat”. Adam Silvera on the other side, also wrote wonderful queer books like “They both die at the end” and “History is all you left me”. None of his work has been adapted yet but, his best-seller “They both die at the end” was already confirmed for a short series. Also, he is working in a fantasy book titled “Infinity Son”.
Are you excited by this movie? Let me know in the comments!