THE Netflix announced today (10) that the director Haifaa Al-Mansour, from Saudi Arabia, will direct the first film adapted from the book franchise THE Selection.
Launched in 2012, the first book follows the journey of thirty-five girls, who see the Selection as a once-in-a-lifetime chance. The event is an opportunity to be taken to a world of stunning dresses and valuable jewelry. To live in a palace, win the heart of the handsome Prince Maxon and one day be the queen. For America Singer, however, being among the Selected is a nightmare. It means leaving the boy you love behind.
Abandon her family and home to enter into a fierce dispute for a crown she doesn’t want. And live in a palace under the constant threat of rebel attacks. So America personally knows the prince – and realizes that the life he has always dreamed of may be nothing compared to the future he had never dared to imagine.
Created by the author Kiera Cass, the franchise also has four other books like The elite (2013), The choice (2014), The Heiress (2015), The crown (2016).
The film in development on Netflix will tell the story of the first book.
Cast names and a release date have not been announced so far.
No premiere date.
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