XO, Kitty

Romantic dramedy streaming series
XO, Kitty
XO Kitty official logo.jpg
Genre
Created byJenny Han[3]
Starring
  • Anna Cathcart
  • Choi Min-yeong
  • Anthony Keyvan
  • Gia Kim
  • Sang Heon Lee
  • Peter Thurnwald
  • Regan Aliya
Country of originUnited States
Original languageEnglish
Production
Executive producers
  • Jenny Han[4]
  • Sascha Rothchild
  • Matt Kaplan
Camera setupSingle camera[5]
Running time30 minutes[6]
Production companies
  • Awesomeness[6]
  • ACE Entertainment[6]
DistributorNetflix
Release
Original networkNetflix
Chronology
Related showsTo All the Boys I've Loved Before

XO, Kitty is an upcoming romantic dramedy streaming series created by Jenny Han for Netflix. The series is a spin-off of the To All the Boys film series; which was an adaptation of Han's book trilogy To All the Boys I've Loved Before. The series marks the first Netflix television series, spun off from a Netflix original film.[7] Han will also write, executive produce, and be a showrunner. Following Kitty Covey going on her own journey to find true love, Anna Cathcart will reprise her role as the character.

Synopsis

Kitty Covey, who believes she is extremely knowledgeable on love, moves halfway across the world, aiming to reconnect with her long-distance boyfriend. She finds, however, that a relationship is much more complex when it is your own feelings of love at risk.[8]

Cast and characters

Main

  • Anna Cathcart as Kitty[8]
  • Choi Min-young as Dae[9]
  • Anthony Keyvan as Q[9]
  • Gia Kim as Yuri[9]
  • Sang Heon Lee as Min Ho[9]
  • Peter Thurnwald as Alex[9]
  • Regan Aliya as Juliana[9]

Recurring

  • Yunjin Kim as Jina[9]
  • Michael K. Lee as Professor Lee[9]
  • Jocelyn Shelfo as Madison[9]

Production

In March 2021, it was announced that a series spin-off to To All the Boys is in development, with each episode being a half-hour romantic comedy. The series will be developed as a Netflix exclusive, from Awesomeness and ACE Entertainment.[1] The books' original author Jenny Han was reported to be the creator, writer and executive producer as well as writing the script for the pilot with Siobhan Vivian.[3] Anna Cathcart was also reported to be reprising her role as Kitty Covey.[4] Six months later, Netflix ordered ten episodes along with announcing other crew members.[10] Sascha Rothchild and Matt Kaplan joined Han as executive producers while the former will also be the showrunner along with Han.[11] On April 5, 2022, Choi Min-yeong, Anthony Keyvan, Gia Kim, Sang Heon Lee, Peter Thurnwald, and Regan Aliyah were cast as series regulars while Yunjin Kim, Michael K. Lee, and Jocelyn Shelfo joined the cast in recurring roles.[12] By that date, production had begun in Seoul.[9][13]

Episodes

No.TitleDirected by [14]Written byOriginal release date
1TBAJennifer ArnoldJenny Han and Siobhan Vivian[3]TBA

References

  1. ^ a b Andreeva, Nellie (March 31, 2021). "'To All The Boys' Spinoff Series Starring Anna Cathcart Eyed By Netflix From Jenny Han, Awesomeness & ACE Entertainment". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved April 30, 2021.
  2. ^ "Netflix Announces New Y/A Dramedy "XO, Kitty" – A Spinoff Series Inspired by the "To All the Boys I've Loved Before" Film Franchise Starring Anna Cathcart" (Press release). Netflix. October 18, 2021. Retrieved October 19, 2021 – via The Futon Critic.
  3. ^ a b c Shafer, Ellise (March 31, 2021). "'To All the Boys' Spinoff Series Starring Anna Cathcart in Early Development at Netflix". Variety. Retrieved April 30, 2021.
  4. ^ a b Slenk, Austin (April 1, 2021). "This Beloved 'To All the Boys' Character Is Getting Their Own Netflix Spinoff TV Series". Collider. Retrieved April 30, 2021.
  5. ^ "To All the Boys spin-off series (Netflix)". The Futon Critic. Retrieved October 19, 2021.
  6. ^ a b c Delgado, Sara (April 1, 2021). ""To All the Boys" Spinoff Series Is in "Early Development"". Teen Vogue. Retrieved April 30, 2021.
  7. ^ Zorrilla, Mónica Marie (October 18, 2021). "'To All the Boys' to Get TV Spinoff Starring Anna Cathcart". Variety. Retrieved October 19, 2021.
  8. ^ a b Zhan, Jennifer (October 18, 2021). "We're Getting a To All the Boys Spin-off Show About Kitty Song Covey". Vulture. Retrieved October 19, 2021.
  9. ^ a b c d e f g h i j Swift, Andy (April 5, 2022). "Netflix's To All the Boys Spinoff Series XO, Kitty Reveals Full Cast — First Look". TVLine. Retrieved April 6, 2022.
  10. ^ Gilcrease, Grayson (October 19, 2021). "Move Over, Lara Jean! To All the Boys Is Finally Getting Its Own Spinoff With Kitty Song Covey". Yahoo!. Retrieved October 19, 2021.
  11. ^ Andreeva, Nellie (October 18, 2021). "'To All The Boys' Spinoff YA Series 'XO, Kitty' Starring Anna Cathcart Ordered By Netflix". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved October 19, 2021.
  12. ^ Del Rosario, Alexandra (April 5, 2022). "'XO, Kitty': Choi Min-yeong, Anthony Keyvan & Gia Kim Among 9 Cast In Netflix's 'To All The Boys' Spinoff Series". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved April 5, 2022.
  13. ^ Paz, Maggie Dela (April 6, 2022). "XO, Kitty Spin-Off Production Begins in Seoul as Netflix Reveals Cast". ComingSoon.net. Retrieved April 7, 2022.
  14. ^ Romanchick, Shane (April 6, 2022). "Netflix's 'XO, Kitty' Starts Production as More Cast Announced for 'To All The Boys' Spinoff". Collider. Retrieved April 7, 2022.
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