Exciting news for Sofia Carson‘s upcoming movie adaptation, Purple Hearts!
It was just announced that the film, based on the novel of the same name by Tess Wakefield, has been acquired by Netflix, according to Deadline.
In addition, Nicholas Galitzine has joined the cast as the male lead, opposite Sofia.
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Purple Hearts follows aspiring singer-songwriter Cassie and military man Luke, who in spite of their apparent differences, fall hopelessly in love.
“There are so many aspects and so much depth to the character of Luke that are a great match with Nick’s talent,” director Elizabeth Allen Rosenbaum said in a statement. “He has the range to play the character’s military strength, troubled family background and vulnerability in his character’s growing relationship with ‘Cassie,’ and his chemistry with Sofia is undeniable.”
If you didn’t know, at the time the movie was first announced back in November, Charles Melton was attached as the male lead.
Sofia will not only star, but she will also executive produce, as well as write and perform original music for the film.
If you missed it, Sofia, who previously starred in the Netflix film Feel The Beat, will also be starring in upcoming animated feature on the streaming service!
Nicholas will soon be seen in the upcoming Cinderella movie with Camila Cabello, and the official trailer was just released this week. Be sure to also check out the first song from the movie’s soundtrack, sung by Nicholas!
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