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 have a look at what we all know to this point concerning the upcoming film.
First revealed in Could 2016, Love & Gelato comes from creator Jenna Evans Welch who additionally is understood 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 stored when she lived in Italy. Instantly 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 stored for much too lengthy. It’s a secret that can change all the things 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 web page for the undertaking states the romance Netflix adaptation is as follows:
“An American woman who, after the dying of her mom, arrives in Florence to fulfill her father whom she has by no means met.”
Now it’s price noting at this level that Netflix has but to formally announce Love & Gelato. The Hollywood commerce magazines additionally haven’t featured the undertaking in any type both.
We’ve got a number of indications that the undertaking is at Netflix, nevertheless. Firstly, a manufacturing supply in Italy confirms the undertaking, an IMDb web page additionally exists and Netflix lately registered a copyright for the film in the US.
Who’s behind Love & Gelato on Netflix and who’s within the forged?
Brandon Camp is reportedly on board to write down and direct the characteristic movie.
Camp is maybe finest identified for guiding and producing the 2018 reboot of Benji that was launched on Netflix completely. He’s additionally been concerned with tasks resembling 2009’s Love Occurs (which was produced by Netflix’s Scott Stuber) and in addition wrote 2002’s fantasy drama Dragon Fly from Common Footage.
By way of forged, Robin Tunney (most identified for The Craft and extra lately Netflix’s Horse Woman) will play the function of Hadley Emerson.
Owen McDonnell (identified for Killing Eve) will play Howard.
Anjelika Washington (identified for Netflix’s Tall Woman) 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 forged on the IMDb web page.
Anjelika Washington posted quite a few pictures whereas in Italy all through the summer time of 2021 with Jenna Evan Welch (the creator the guide) commenting that it’s her “absolute favourite spot in the whole world”.
Filming came about in Tuscany, Italy (particularly Florence) all through June 2021 in response to the Toscana Movie Fee Fb web page. They state (translated from Italian):
“After the TV collection La Casa di Carta and the #SixUnderground film, Netflix is coming again to Florence!
At the moment is the final day of filming the TV collection “Love&Gelato” of #JennaEvansWelch taken from the namesake finest vendor.
It’s the story of an American woman who, after her mom’s dying, involves Florence to fulfill her father she’s by no means met.
Director Brandon Camp has determined to recount Florence by way of 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 we have now on Netflix’s Love & Gelato adaptation to this point, we’ll preserve you posted as and once we study extra.