Judy Blume’s groundbreaking 1975 novel Ceaselessly is being reimagined for a brand new era and as a Netflix collection.
The streaming service has ordered Ceaselessly to collection, from showrunner and government producer Mara Brock Akil (The Recreation, Girlfriends). That is the primary challenge beneath her total cope with Netflix. It’s described as “an epic love story of two Black teenagers exploring romance and their identities by means of the awkward journey of being one another’s firsts.”
Mentioned Brock Akil in an announcement, “Judy Blume’s means to seize the actual feelings we expertise throughout the varied rites of passage of our youth influenced my life selections and writing voice. I’m honored to reimagine one in all my favourite books, Ceaselessly. I’m thrilled to have the chance of a lifetime to companion with a childhood icon and produce this story to my Netflix residence, the place the thought of your old flame being with you Ceaselessly is shared with the world by means of the lens of Black love.”
Added Renate Radford, Vice President, Total Offers, Netflix, “We’re excited to companion with Mara Brock Akil and Story27 on our first collection, Ceaselessly. Mara’s inventive and genuine storytelling permits us to current a recent tackle an iconic coming-of-age love story. We sit up for bringing the collection to a worldwide viewers.”
Becoming a member of Brock Akil as government producers on the drama are Blume, Susie Fitzgerald, and Erika Harrison.
Blume’s novel was beforehand tailored as a TV film for CBS in 1978 and starred Stephanie Zimbalist, Dean Butler, John Friedrich, Beth Raines, and Diana Scarwid.