Prime Video announced today it has ordered a second season of The Summer I Turned Pretty, ahead of the series’ anticipated Season One premiere. Season One will exclusively stream on Prime Video in more than 240 countries and territories worldwide on June 17.
“When I decided to adapt Summer for television, I knew we’d need more than one season to honor the story we are telling,” said Jenny Han.
“To receive a second season pickup ahead of the premiere of Season One is beyond my wildest dreams. I am so grateful to Amazon Studios for this amazing vote of confidence in our show, and cannot wait to bring our incredible team back together to tell the next chapter in our story.”
“The wait is almost over until audiences around the world can experience Jenny Han’s extraordinary style of storytelling come to life on screen, as her new and longtime fans alike share our excitement for Season One of The Summer I Turned Pretty to make its global debut,” said Paul Lee, CEO wiip.
“We’re incredibly excited to continue on this journey with Jenny and the talented team at Amazon to make Season Two of this beloved young adult series.”
“As fans anticipate the beach fun and young romance in the upcoming first season, we’re excited to announce more summer to come with a second season of The Summer I Turned Pretty,” said Vernon Sanders, head of global television, Amazon Studios.
“We look forward to our Prime Video customers returning to Cousins Beach with Jenny Han and her characters as they continue their coming-of-age journeys for another season.”
The Summer I Turned Pretty is a multigenerational drama that hinges on a love triangle between one girl and two brothers, the ever-evolving relationship between mothers and their children, and the enduring power of strong female friendship.
It is a coming-of-age story about first love, first heartbreak, and the magic of that one perfect summer.
Season Two of The Summer I Turned Pretty is led by showrunners Jenny Han and Sarah Kucserka.
Han, Kucserka, Karen Rosenfelt, and Gabrielle Stanton serve as executive producers, along with Hope Hartman, Mads Hansen, and Paul Lee for wiip.
Season One of The Summer I Turned Pretty stars Lola Tung, Jackie Chung, Rachel Blanchard, Christopher Briney, Gavin Casalegno, Sean Kaufman, Alfredo Narciso, and Minnie Mills, with Colin Ferguson and Tom Everett Scott.
For television, she has created two new series based on these books – Prime Video’s forthcoming The Summer I Turned Pretty, which she executive produces and co-showruns, and the recently-announced Netflix series XO, Kitty, a spinoff of the To All the Boys universe, which she will also executive produce and co-showrun.
For film, she executive produced all three films in Netflix’s global hit To All the Boys trilogy. She lives in Brooklyn, New York.
Mirko Parlevliet has been reporting on the entertainment industry since 1998 and founded Vital Thrills in 2018 to cover the latest streaming, movie, TV, and video game news. Mirko previously created the websites ComingSoon, Spider-Man Hype!, SuperHeroHype and ShockTillYouDrop.