Netflix Adapts Taylor Jenkins Reid’s Best Selling Novel ‘The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo’ for a Film by Liz Tigelaar

Netflix Adapts Taylor Jenkins Reid’s Best Selling Novel ‘The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo’ for a Film by Liz Tigelaar

Good news for all the book lovers out there. Netflix is adapting Taylor Jenkins Reid’s novel, The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo. Those who have already read the novel, have always known that this novel has the full potential to get adapted. The streaming giant is turning the novel into a film, rather than a limited series.

The Seven Husbands is one of the best-selling novels of 2017, centers on the iconic Hollywood legend Evelyn Hugo, who chooses an unpopular magazine reporter, Monique Grant, to write a biography of her. She gives some interesting details of her life, which can easily turn into scandals, chaos, and drama. The novel has been in the New York Times and even listed as a bestseller for 54 weeks, and has an enormous following on TikTok. It is a dying story of an iconic Hollywood actress, Evelyn Hugo, who is ready to spill every secret of her life to a reporter. They even nominated the novel for Goodreads Choice Award for Best Historical Fiction in 2017.

The Netflix film, The Seven Husbands will be created by Liz Tigelaar. Tigelaar is also popular for her work in Little Fires Everywhere and Casual.

Now, let’s find out more about the film.

What is the plot of The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo?

Evelyn Hugo unfolds her journey of fame, ambition, friendship, and forbidden love and also the stories of her seven husbands and her married life. But she confesses a lot of secrets. But the ultimate question always remains with the novel. Why did she choose an unpopular reporter like Monique Grant?

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We guess we have to wait for the film to reveal the secrets behind choosing Monique Grant. We loosely know that The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo is based upon the life story of Elizabeth Taylor or even Ava Gardner. These can just be rumors. We claim nothing.

When will The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo film release?

They have revealed the news regarding the adaptation by Netflix until now. Filming hasn’t started yet. So, we have to wait till the end of 2023 for the film.

Other works of Taylor Reid

Apart from The Seven Husbands, Taylor Reid is been known for her work in the novel, Daisy Jones and the six. The novel is being currently adapted by Hello Sunshine and Amazon Studios. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Reid’s recent novel Malibu Rising is adapted as a TV series for Hulu. They will also adapt One True Loves for a film with Andy Fickman.


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