Brandon Camp is writing and directing the Netflix romance adaptation with Robin Tunney and Owen McDonnell set to star.
The romance novel Love & Gelato by author Jenna Evans Welch is getting an adaptation at Netflix which has already wrapped filming. Right here’s a really early take a look at what we all know to date concerning the upcoming film.
First revealed in Might 2016, Love & Gelato comes from creator Jenna Evans Welch who additionally is thought for Spells for Misplaced Issues and follow-ups to Love & Gelato. These follow-ups embody Love & Luck and Love & Olives.
Right here’s the GoodReads description for the primary of the three books:
“Lina is spending the summer time in Tuscany, however she isn’t within the temper for Italy’s well-known sunshine and fairy-tale panorama. She’s solely there as a result of it was her mom’s dying want that she get to know her father. However what sort of father isn’t round for sixteen years? All Lina needs to do is return residence.
However then she is given a journal that her mother had saved when she lived in Italy. Abruptly Lina’s uncovering a magical world of secret romances, artwork, and hidden bakeries. A world that evokes her, together with the ever-so-charming Ren, to comply with in her mom’s footsteps and unearth a secret that has been saved for a lot too lengthy. It’s a secret that can change every little thing she knew about her mom, her father—and even herself.
Folks come to Italy for love and gelato, somebody tells her, however typically they uncover far more.”
An IMDb page for the project states the romance Netflix adaptation is as follows:
“An American lady who, after the demise of her mom, arrives in Florence to meet her father whom she has by no means met.”
Now it’s value noting at this level that Netflix has but to formally announce Love & Gelato. The Hollywood commerce magazines additionally haven’t featured the challenge in any kind both.
We have now a number of indications that the challenge is at Netflix, nonetheless. Firstly, a manufacturing supply in Italy confirms the challenge, an IMDb web page additionally exists and Netflix just lately registered a copyright for the film in the US.
Who’s behind Love & Gelato on Netflix and who’s within the solid?
Brandon Camp is reportedly on board to write and direct the characteristic movie.
Camp is probably greatest identified for guiding and producing the 2018 reboot of Benji that was launched on Netflix completely. He’s additionally been concerned with initiatives comparable to 2009’s Love Occurs (which was produced by Netflix’s Scott Stuber) and likewise wrote 2002’s fantasy drama Dragon Fly from Common Photos.
When it comes to solid, Robin Tunney (most identified for The Craft and extra just lately Netflix’s Horse Lady) will play the function of Hadley Emerson.
Owen McDonnell (identified for Killing Eve) will play Howard.
Anjelika Washington (identified for Netflix’s Tall Lady) will play Addie
Valentina Lodovini is on board to play Francesca, Susanna Skaggs will play Lina Emerson and Tera Hendrickson will play a priest.
You could find extra members of the solid on the IMDb web page.
Anjelika Washington posted numerous photos whereas in Italy all through the summer time of 2021 with Jenna Evan Welch (the creator the ebook) commenting that it’s her “absolute favourite spot in the whole world”.
Filming occurred in Tuscany, Italy (particularly Florence) all through June 2021 in accordance to the Toscana Film Commission Facebook page. They state (translated from Italian):
“After the TV sequence La Casa di Carta and the #SixUnderground film, Netflix is coming again to Florence!
Immediately is the final day of filming the TV sequence “Love&Gelato” of #JennaEvansWelch taken from the namesake greatest vendor.
It’s the story of an American lady who, after her mom’s demise, comes to Florence to meet her father she’s by no means met.
Director Brandon Camp has determined to recount Florence by its most well-known monuments and the most common settings, from the small streets, to the native markets, from the Cathedral to the Boboli Backyard.”
That’s all now we have on Netflix’s Love & Gelato adaptation to date, we’ll hold you posted as and once we study extra.