Netflix Draws ‘Both Die At The End’ eOne Series With Bad Bunny – Deadline

except: in a highly competitive position, with five broadcast/network bids on offer, Netflix Won a series adaptation of the #1 New York Times bestselling YA novel by Adam Silvera They both eventually die, I have learned. project that hails from Bridgerton originator Chris Van DusenAnd Yellow jackets Executive Producer Drew Cummins and E1 Studio plus music star Benito Antonio Martinez Ocasio, known professionally as bad bunny, I’ve had a significant script-to-string commit, I hear. This marks Van Dusen’s return to Netflix where he created and served as Executive Producer/Showrunner on the first two seasons of the hit Shondaland period drama bridgerton, Each of them ranked as the most popular English-language TV series on Netflix at the time of its release.

Emmy and PGA Award-nominated Van Dusen is writing the pilot script and executive producing through CVD Productions alongside Silvera, Ocasio, and Comins via his eOne-based creative engine.

Entertainment One, the studio on the project, has acquired US rights to Silvera’s novel in spring 2021 to Comins, a growing force in the premium YA space in the wake of Showtime’s success. Yellow jackets. Van Dusen came aboard a year later when he was wrapping up his two-season career Bridgerton have identified They both eventually die Novel as the type of project he would like to tackle next.

At eOne, Jacqueline Sacirio is overseeing the project.

They both eventually die It was previously developed as a series on HBO with JJ Abrams’ Bad Robot and the other two Content creator Chris Kelly.

The novel is a devastating yet uplifting story about two people whose lives change over the course of one unforgettable day. The synopsis of the book reads: On September 5, just after midnight, the Death-Cast called Mateo Torrez and Rufus Emitrio to give them some bad news: They are going to die today. Mateo and Rufus are complete strangers, but for different reasons, they are both looking forward to making a new friend on their last day. The good news: There is an app for that. It’s called The Last Buddy, and through it, Rufus and Mateo are about to come together for one last great adventure – to live a lifetime in one day.

They both eventually diewhich made history as the first YA novel with queer Latino characters to hit #1 on the New York Times bestseller list, was a boom when it was first published in 2017. The novel then resurfaced during the pandemic and hit No. 1. No. 1 again in April. 2021 after becoming a fixture under the TikTok hashtag #BookTok, propelling it to spend 15 consecutive months at #1 in YA on the NY Times Best Seller list and becoming the bestselling YA book of 2021.

Globally, the novel has surpassed the latest twilight Book as the #1 YA Best Seller in the UK and Australia. A prequel, The First To Die At the End, was published on October 4, 2022, again reaching #1 on the New York Times Best Seller list, and has been on the list for 13 consecutive weeks since its release.

Bad Bunny was big in 2022. His LP “Un Verano Sin Ti” was the most streamed album of the year, broke several records, and was the year-end No. 1 album on the Billboard 200 albums summary. It was the best touring performance of the year with 81 concerts selected from two separate tours, each of which set a new record for the largest Latin tour ever, and “Un Verano Sin Ti” became the first Spanish-language album to be nominated for Album of the Year. year at the Grammys.

As an actor, Bad Bunny will appear in Sony/Marvel’s Spider-Man universe in his own standalone film, Almirto. His credits also include Express trainAnd The only American And Narcos: Mexico. He is represented by Yuuta and Remus.

With Van Dusen at the helm, Bridgerton Last Spring became the only Netflix series to date to simultaneously occupy the top two spots on the most popular list with its first two seasons. The series has garnered multiple Emmy Award nominations, including Outstanding Drama for Season 1, as well as multiple SAG Awards, TCA Award, and HCA nominations. Van Dusen series credits also include scandal And instinctive anatomy. Represented by management/production professionals and the Nord Group.

yellow jackets, And, which Comins was instrumental in compiling and executive producing, was a hit for Showtime, with the new season ranking as the second most-streamed show in the network’s history and more than quadrupling over the course of the season.

In a major vote of confidence, the series, which garnered seven Emmy nominations, including Outstanding Drama, a Peabody Award nomination, and a Critics’ Choice Award for its first season, was renewed for a third season ahead of its second season premiere.

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