RED, WHITE AND ROYAL BLUE optioned for Film!

April 12th, 2019 • Sara Megibow

Congratulations to author Casey McQuiston whose debut novel, RED, WHITE & ROYAL BLUE has been optioned for film!

From the press release announced at Deadline Hollywood, “In spirited bidding, Amazon Studios won an auction for the Casey McQuiston novel Red White & Royal Blue, an unexpected power couple romance. Ted Malawer is set to adapt. Berlanti Productions will produce. Amazon prevailed over bidders that includes Village Roadshow, Paramount, and Warner Bros.”

RED, WHITE AND ROYAL BLUE comes out from St. Martin’s Griffin/ Macmillan on May 14, 2019 – we’re so excited to celebrate with our readers!

Learn more about Casey’s debut journey on her website: www.caseymcquiston.com

Say hi and congratulations on twitter @casey_mcquiston

RED, WHITE & ROYAL BLUE

What happens when America’s First Son falls in love with the Prince of Wales?

When his mother became President, Alex Claremont-Diaz was promptly cast as the American equivalent of a young royal. Handsome, charismatic, genius?his image is pure millennial-marketing gold for the White House. There’s only one problem: Alex has a beef with the actual prince, Henry, across the pond. And when the tabloids get hold of a photo involving an Alex-Henry altercation, U.S./British relations take a turn for the worse.

Heads of family, state, and other handlers devise a plan for damage control: staging a truce between the two rivals. What at first begins as a fake, Instragramable friendship grows deeper, and more dangerous, than either Alex or Henry could have imagined. Soon Alex finds himself hurtling into a secret romance with a surprisingly unstuffy Henry that could derail the campaign and upend two nations and begs the question: Can love save the world after all? Where do we find the courage, and the power, to be the people we are meant to be? And how can we learn to let our true colors shine through? Casey McQuiston’s Red, White & Royal Blue proves: true love isn’t always diplomatic.

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