Blake Lively Teases ‘It Ends With Us’ Look Amid Casting News: Pic

Stepping into character? Hours after information broke that Blake Full of life would headline the anticipated adaptation of Colleen Hoover’s It Ends With Us novel, the actress has teased a glimpse of her magnificence transformation.

The pregnant Gossip Lady alum, 35, snapped a Thursday, January 26, Instagram Story selfie of herself, during which her naturally blonde locks seemed to be dyed auburn. Full of life — who wore a black V-neck prime and crimson lipstick within the pic — has seemingly swapped her pure ‘do to replicate the bookish character. (In It Ends With Us, protagonist Lily Bloom is described as a redhead.)

Whereas the Sisterhood of the Touring Pants star — who’s presently anticipating child No. 4 with husband Ryan Reynolds — has not additional mentioned her film prep, she captioned her snapshot with an audio recording of the Smashing Pumpkins track “Lily,” in one other nod to her character title.

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Hoover, who penned the bestselling novel forward of its 2016 publication, confirmed hours earlier on Thursday that Lily and love curiosity Ryle Kincaid had been forged for the forthcoming adaptation.

“Our Lily goes to be performed by Blake Full of life,” the November 9 creator, 43, stated in her Instagram video. “Blake Full of life, y’all. She’s my dream Lily. After which once I first met Justin Baldoni, who’s directing the movie for It Ends With Us, I instantly wished him to be Ryle. I simply thought that he had what it takes to play that character, and the excellent news is he’s gonna be Ryle.”

She continued on the time: “I feel that Justin Baldoni and Blake Full of life have what it takes to deliver these characters to life and I can’t anticipate you guys to see that occur.”

It Ends With Us, which is impressed by Hoover’s personal familial expertise of home abuse, follows faculty graduate Lily Bloom amid her difficult relationship with neurosurgeon Ryle Kincaid after her old flame, Atlas Corrigan, reappeared in her life.

Baldoni, for his half, has been connected because the undertaking’s director since early 2022, because the 39-year-old Jane the Virgin alum and Hoover incessantly shared teasers of the undertaking’s script by way of social media.

“Me conserving observe of all of the It Ends With Us casting, scene and track requests,” Baldoni captioned a TikTok video that March, sharing footage of himself typing on a pc as textual content with varied concepts concerning particular e book moments, music decisions and character concepts flashed on the display screen. “Don’t fear I see EVERYTHING you all tag me in.”

Hoover — who launched sequel It Begins With Us final October — replied on the time: “If I’ve a cameo, can I please play somebody consuming meals at [Atlas’ restaurant] Bibs? I’m such a pure at consuming meals.”

Whereas no additional casting or manufacturing dates have been introduced, each Full of life and Baldoni are set to government produce the flick.

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