- Blake Lively play in It ends with us, an adaptation of Colleen Hoover’s 2016 bestseller.
- The 35-year-old actress plays Lily Bloom – red hair and all – and was pictured filming with co-star Justin Baldoni, who plays Ryle, one of Lily’s love interests in the book.
- The first photos from the series surfaced yesterday showing how different Lively looks with curly red hair.
Blake Lively turned into Lily Bloom, red hair and all.
Production on his next film, It ends with us an adaptation of Colleen Hoover’s 2016 bestseller, began in New York. The first set photos surfaced recently, showing how different Lively looks with curly red hair. Lively was pictured filming with her co-star Justin Baldoni, who plays Ryle, one of Lily’s love interests in the book.
It ends with us is not exactly a romantic comedy. The novel details Lily’s relationship with Atlas, her first love, and Ryle, her new love, whom she meets after moving to Boston after college. This is not a light story but rather a story that depicts domestic violence and abuse.
The movie itself doesn’t shy away from the premise either. Variety originally wrote that the story follows “a young woman through the tumultuous stages of an abusive relationship. After moving to Boston after college, she decides to start her own florist business to fall in love with a young neurosurgeon. Ryle, Baldoni’s character, is the neurosurgeon. 1923 star Brandon Sklenar will play Atlas.
This is Lively’s first film project in years. she last performed in The rhythm sectionreleased in 2020. She also had red hair for this role, although she wore a wig for it. She posted a photo of herself in character for the film when she subtly announced her casting as Lily earlier this year.
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