Prime Video Series The Summer I Turned Pretty Premieres June 17

By Rebecca Theodore-Vachon 

Prime Video announced June 17 as the premiere date for the upcoming young adult drama,  The Summer I Turned Pretty. The series is an adaptation of of the 2009 novel from best-selling author Jenny Han, who also wrote the pilot script.

The plotline for The Summer I Turned Pretty is described as 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.

The cast includes Lola Tung, Jackie Chung, Rachel Blanchard, Christopher Briney, Gavin Casalegno, Sean Kaufman, Alfredo Narciso, Minnie Mills, Colin Ferguson and Tom Everett Scott.

Han serves as co-showrunner with Gabrielle Stanton. Karen Rosenfelt serve as executive producers, along with Hope Hartman, Mads Hansen and Nne Ebong for wiip.

Han is the author of  the New York Times best-selling To All The Boys  trilogy which was optioned by Netflix, starting with To All The Boys I’ve Loved Before in 2018 starring Lana Condor and Noah Centino. A spin-off series, XO Kitty, starring Anna Cathcart, is currently in production.

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