Yara Shahidi in Talks to Star in YA Adaptation ‘The Sun Is Also a Star’ by Nicola Yoon


Variety reported, Grown-ish star Yara Shahidi is currently in talks to star in the film adaptation of YA novelThe Sun Is Also a Star‘ by Nicola Yoon.

Alloy Entertainment, Warner Bros., and MGM are collaborating to produce the movie. They also produced the film adaptation of Yoon’s debut novel Everything, Everything.

Tracy Oliver (Girls Trip) will write the script.

Shahidi will play Natasha, a Jamaican-American girl, who is twelve hours away from being deported to her birth country. She believes in science and facts, then she’ll meet Daniel. A poet, and a dreamer.

The Sun Is Also a Star was originally published in 2016 by Delacorte Press.