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‘To All the Boys’ author Jenny Han reveals Taylor Swift’s influence on her writing

  • Bestselling author Jenny Han revealed during a “CBS Mornings” interview on Monday that she would listen to Taylor Swift’s music while writing her novels.
  • Han, who is a co-showrunner for “The Summer I Turned Pretty” – a new Amazon Prime series based on her trilogy of the same name – shared that she helped pick songs for the show’s soundtrack, which includes tracks from artists such as Swift, Cardi B and Olivia Rodrigo.
  • According to Han, it was her biggest wish to have one of Swift’s songs used in the show.
  • "I've been a fan for years. As I was writing the books, I was listening to her music," the author shared. "I think that she understands young womanhood in a way and also love stories. That means a lot to me.”
  • “The Summer I Turned Pretty,” which premiered on June 17, tells the story of Isabel “Belly” Conklin, an Asian American teenager who spends every summer with her family in a beach house owned by her mother’s best friend and her sons, Conrad and Jeremiah.
  • Han revealed that the second season of “The Summer I Turned Pretty” is already in the works.

Jenny Han, bestselling author of the “To All the Boys” trilogy, recently revealed that Taylor Swift’s music has had an impact on her novels. 

The author mentioned Swift during a “CBS Mornings” interview on Monday, where she discussed her experience being a co-showrunner for “The Summer I Turned Pretty,” a new Amazon Prime series based on Han’s trilogy of the same name.

‘To All The Boys I’ve Loved Before’ Sequel Release Revealed, 3rd Movie in the Works

To All The Boys I’ve Loved Before

The sequel for the hit Netflix movie “To All The Boys I’ve Loved Before” has been confirmed for release early next year while the third film in the installment has entered the production stage.

Netflix announced on Thursday that the sequel, now titled “To All The Boys: P.S. I Still Love You,” is scheduled to hit the streaming service on February 12, according to Deadline.

Lana Condor Reveals Her ‘Contract’ With Noah Centineo About Dating Each Other

“To All The Boys I’ve Loved Before” was a huge hit when it was released on Netflix last year and part of its success was due in part to the chemistry between lead stars Lana Condor and Noah Centineo.

While Condor’s character Lara Jean and Centineo’s Peter Kavinsky hit it off quite well on the film, the actress and actor had such strong chemistry in real life as well.

‘To All The Boys I’ve Loved Before’ is Officially One of Netflix’s Biggest Hits

Netflix is normally opaque about its statistics, but on Tuesday, the streaming service revealed that over 80 million of its subscribers watched one or more of its new series of original rom-coms, which were branded under the name “Summer of Love.”

Netflix singled out “To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before,” a film starring Vietnamese-American actress Lana Condor, as “one of its most viewed original films ever with strong repeat viewing,” according to Variety.