It Ends with Us: Release date, cast, plot, and everything we know so far

It Ends with Us: Release date, cast, plot, and everything we know so far (Image via Sony Pictures)
It Ends with Us: Release date, cast, plot, and everything we know so far (Image via Sony Pictures)

Coleen Hoover’s novel It Ends with Us was announced to receive a motion picture adaptation in 2019, by Justin Baldoni, who is known for directing Five Feet Apart and Clouds. The movie has garnered widespread acclaim from the global audience, even before its debut, and the reason behind it is the original novel, which sold over one million copies in more than twenty different languages.

The novel’s popularity also contributed to Hoover’s fame, making her one of the most acclaimed authors in the romance and young adult fiction genre. In January 2023, the film confirmed, Blake Lively and Justin Baldoni as the lead cast.

Baldoni will also be directing the film with Christy Hall pen, ning the scripts. Read on to learn more about the film.

It Ends with Us will be released on August 9, 2024


It Ends with Us was initially set to release a few days before Valentine’s Day, which is on February 9, 2024, but it was later pushed to June 21, 2024, due to a scheduling conflict. Given Focus Features’ The Bikeriders on June 21 was the only wide release, Coleen Hoover’s film adaptation was pushed for the third time.

It Ends with Us will be released theatrically on August 9, 2024. Still, the film will be facing strong competition from M. Night Shyamalan’s Trap and Eli Roth’s Borderlands. Regardless, the hype and anticipation for the film is incessant, given it's the first film adaptation of Colleen Hoover’s novel.

The filming for It Ends with Us began on May 5, 2023, at Field Colony in Hoboken, New Jersey. The location didn’t sit well with the novel fans and the original source material, given the book notably takes place in Boston. It's unknown if the filming will be moved to Boston, with Hoboken being the substitute.

The filming was delayed twice due to the 2023 WGA strike and the SAG-AFTRA strike and resumed in Newport, the good old neighbor of Jersey City.

Also Read: It Ends with Us full cast list

What song was played in the official trailer of It Ends with Us?

The globally acclaimed pop icon, Taylor Swift's My Tears Ricochet became a significant part of the film's trailer, further enhancing the emotional depth and resonance of the preview. the song from Swift's Folklore track is played throughout the two-minute trailer.

One of the reasons behind the hype about the artist's significance in the movie is that she and Lively have been good friends for years, which has sparked excitement about their new collaboration.

It Ends with Us is yet to reveal the official soundtrack, which will be out by the time the movie debuts globally on August 9, 2024.

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Cast and characters

Below is the complete list of the cast and their characters in the film:

  • Blake Lively as Lily Bloom
  • Isabela Ferrer as Young Lily Bloom
  • Justin Baldoni as Ryle Kincaid
  • Jenny Slate as Allysa
  • Hasan Minhaj as Marshall
  • Amy Morton as Jenny
  • Brandon Sklenar as Atlas Corrigan
  • Alex Neustaedter as Young Atlas Corrigan
  • Steve Monroe
  • Daphne Zelle
  • Will Fitz
  • Samuel Johnson
  • Michelle Santiago
  • Nahna James

Plot summary

It Ends with Us follows Lily Bloom, a dedicated and hardworking person who doesn’t let anything stop her, no matter what life throws at her. Hailing from a small in Maine, where she completed her graduation, Lily moved to Boston to start her own business, with an upbeat entrepreneurial spirit in her heart.

However, her life becomes even more exciting when she encounters Ryle Kincaid, an arrogant and stubborn, but brilliant and handsome neurosurgeon. Ryle also develops feelings for Lily, despite his one rule that strongly says “no dating.” Ryle’s aversion to relationships makes Lily eager to learn the reason behind it.

As Lily and Ryle’s relationship begins to blossom, the former’s first love, Atlas Corrigan returns to her life, complicating her feelings and causing her to question her choices.

Stay tuned for more news and updates on It Ends with Us and all your favorite movies and TV shows as 2024 progresses.

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