Saudi Arabian filmmaker Haifaa Al-Mansour will direct Netflix’s upcoming film “The Selection,” based on the first entry in Kiera Cass’ popular book series. Published in 2012, the book is set in a dystopian future where 35 girls are selected to move to a royal palace and compete for a prince’s heart.
Is there a movie based on the book selection?
File this under “most anticipated”: Kiera Cass’s novel The Selection is finally getting the film adaptation fans have been begging for! According to Variety, Netflix has tapped Haifaa Al-Mansour to direct the film which will be based on the first book in the popular young adult series.
Is The Selection actually coming to Netflix?
YES!”. The movie will follow the events of the book which pits 35 girls against each other for a chance to live amongst the wealthy.
Who will play Aspen in The Selection?
British actor Lucien Laviscount joins the cast as America’s boyfriend Aspen. Deadline has just announced that Lucien Laviscount, who is best known for his role on the British drama series Skins, has landed the coveted lead role in the rebooted The Selection pilot optioned by The CW.
Is The Selection based on Esther?
What inspired The Selection? “The Selection was born after thinking about Esther and Cinderella. Esther is from the Bible, and her story is that after the Queen offends the King, he decides to have a beauty pageant to replace her. Esther is one of the hundreds of girls scooped up to take the Queen’s place.
What is the selection book about?
The opportunity to escape a rigid caste system, live in a palace, and compete for the heart of gorgeous Prince Maxon. But for America Singer, being Selected is a nightmare. It means turning her back on her secret love with Aspen, who is a caste below her, and competing for a crown she doesn’t want.
What is the caste system in the selection?
Caste One—royalty and religious figures. Caste Two—celebrities, athletes, pop stars, politicians, and military and police officers. Caste Three—scientists, doctors, philosophers, writers, and other educated professionals. Caste Four—business owners and managers.
What happens at the end of the selection book 1?
Instead of getting discouraged, Aspen claims that he will fight even harder to win her love again over Maxon. The book ends with America finally realizing that she is exactly where she ought to be — among The Elite.
Where does The Selection take place?
The Selection takes place 300 years from now in what is now present day North America but later after war becomes Illea. Most of the book takes place in the royal palace, where the competition takes place.
Is The Selection going to be a series?
Saudi Arabian filmmaker Haifaa Al-Mansour will direct Netflix’s upcoming film “The Selection,” based on the first entry in Kiera Cass’ popular book series.
What order should I read the Selection?
- The Selection (2012)
- The Elite (2013)
- The Prince (Novella) (2013)
- The Guard (Novella) (2014)
- The One (2014)
- The Queen (Novella) (2014)
- The Heir (2015)
- The Favorite (Novella) (2015)
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