Mark your calendars for April 22, everyone!
On April 22, Netflix will drop Heartstopperan eight-episode show based on a series of graphic novels by author and illustrator, Alice Oseman.
Here are 14 reasons you should definitely check out Heartstopper.
Real teens are taking on the lead roles.
Alice used personal memories when forming the Heartstopper plot.
She also consulted with experts while writing about subjects beyond her knowledge.
Heartstopper challenges LGBTQ stereotypes.
One of its young leads is already a veteran actor who was in Rocketman.
It includes the realities of young people navigating social media.
It brings to life a young adult story that’s ready for an onscreen adaptation.
Joe and Kit were carefully selected to play Charlie and Nick.
It’s informative for viewers who aren’t LGBTQ community members.
Supporting characters from the novel are flawlessly cast in the series.
Alice maintained creative leadership throughout production of the show.
Heartstopper will feature fresh faces in lead parts.
It’s a positive coming-of-age LGBTQ love story.
True to the original storyline, Netflix’s version of Heartstopper has a British setting.