Persevering with Netflix’s substantial success within the Younger Grownup style, Netflix is reportedly eying an adaptation of Amber Dermont’s 2012 novel, The Starboard Sea.

Per GoodReads, right here’s the official description of the 2012 novel:

“Set against the backdrop of the 1987 stock market collapse, The Starboard Sea is an examination of the abuses of class privilege, the mutability of sexual desire, the thrill and risk of competitive sailing and the adult cost of teenage recklessness. It is a powerful and compelling novel about a young man navigating the depths of his emotional life, finding his moral center, trying to forgive himself, and accepting the gift of love.”

The novel grew to become a New York Occasions bestseller again in 2012 and was featured within the NY Occasions’ most notable books record for the yr.

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Netflix Reportedly Creating Adaptation of Guide

The information of a Netflix adaptation within the works got here in an LA Occasions article trying into Netflix’s efforts within the younger grownup area, their present slate of films and sequence designed to be “the new CW for Gen Z”. The article additionally regarded into Netflix’s growth into occasions such because the lately held Poguelandia live performance in Los Angeles.

The quote in full from the Los Angeles Occasions article is as follows:

“Netflix’s slate includes new youth-oriented programs such as “XO, Kitty,” a “To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before” spinoff; “One Piece,” a manga-based pirate journey; and “My Life With the Walter Boys,” primarily based on the Ali Novak e-book of the identical identify. New YA movies embody “True Spirit,” a few real-life sailor; and “Damsel,” starring Millie Bobby Brown (“Stranger Things”). In a deal not beforehand introduced, Netflix has a challenge in growth impressed by Amber Dermont’s e-book “The Starboard Sea.”

Past the passing point out within the article, in fact, particulars are very gentle past the actual fact it’s in growth. Whether or not it’ll take the type of a sequence or a film is unclear and no expertise has been connected.

A copyright submitting from 2022 means that Nameless Content material can be behind the difference for Netflix.

The subsidiary firm of Propaganda Movies has teamed with Netflix on many tasks up to now and has just a few in growth too. Prior tasks embody Maniac, 13 Causes Why and The OA. Upcoming TV tasks embody Dumped, Boy Swallows Universe, Missed, East of Eden, and The 39 Steps. On the film facet, they’ve labored on Value, The Stranger, and The Midnight Sky for Netflix.

We’ll look ahead to any extra developments on The Starboard Sea as and once we get them.

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