Netflix has acquired worldwide rights to The Last Letter from Your Lover, outside of StudioCanal territories. StudioCanal will release the film in the UK, France, Germany, Australia, New Zealand and StudioCanal’s output partner Svensk will distribute the film in Scandinavia.
The Last Letter from Your Lover is a dual-narrative love story set between London and the Riviera, based on the best-selling novel by Jojo Moyes (buy here). Moyes’ beloved novel has sold over three million copies worldwide and has been translated into 33 languages.
The story follows Ellie (Felicity Jones), a young journalist in contemporary London who uncovers a series of love letters in the archives which tell the story of an intensely romantic but star-crossed affair in the 1960s between Jennifer Stirling (Shailene Woodley) and Anthony O’Hare (Callum Turner). As Ellie is drawn into the story, she becomes obsessed with discovering the lovers’ identities and finding out how their love story ends…
Blueprint Pictures, The Film Farm and Studiocanal recently announced that principal photography is currently underway in Mallorca and will soon move to the UK.
The movie is directed by Augustine Frizzell (Euphoria, Never Goin’ Back) from a script by Nick Payne and Esta Spalding. The producers are Pete Czernin and Graham Broadbent of Blueprint Pictures, and Simone Urdl and Jennifer Weiss of The Film Farm. Felicity Jones and Shailene Woodley are executive producing. The cast also includes Nabhaan Rizwan, Joe Alwyn, and Ncuti Gatwa.