Lana Condor: 'People are saying they feel seen in these films'

Published on Feb 14, 2020

Lana Condor: 'People are saying they feel seen in these films'

The Vietnamese-American star of the To All the Boys franchise on representation, realism and rejuvenating the romcom

Four days after Netflix released To All the Boys I’ve Ever Loved Before in 2018, someone – whose identity is still unclear – leaked its star’s phone number online. “I woke up to hundreds of phone calls and texts from random people,” says Lana Condor. She was then 20; it was her first leading role. “At that moment, I kind of realised that people were watching it.”

To All the Boys was an instant smash. Netflix described it as one of its most-watched original films to date, with – significantly – “strong repeat viewings”. A new teen power-couple were born: Lara Jean Covey (Condor) and Peter Kavinsky (Noah Centineo), whose faux-mance starts to hint at the real thing.

Read full article at: The Guardian - Film News

Author: Hannah J Davies