'To All The Boys I've Loved Before' 3 Is Almost Here And We Are Not Ready For It To End

Ata Owaji Victor
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Photo credit: . - Netflix
Photo credit: . - Netflix

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Lara Jean Covey (Lana Condor) and Peter Kavinsky (Noah Centineo) officially stole all our hearts when they reminded us of the blissfully powerful (and occasionally awkward) experience that is first love.

Providing us saccharine sweet nothings in To All The Boys I've Loved Before (2018) and doubling the dosage with an equally as romantic sequel To All the Boys: P.S. I Still Love You (2020) Netflix have confirmed that the third and final entry in the series is now on it's way.

The streaming platform confirmed that it would arrive this year with a heartwarming trailer and we now have an official release date as well.

Here's all you need to know about the upcoming release. WARNING: Spoilers ahead

When will To All the Boys 3 be released on Netflix?

The new film will be released on Friday 12th February 2021 – just in time for a snuggled up Valentine’s Day viewing

Fortunately for all of us on Team Covey/Kavinsky, the film finished shooting before the Coronavirus pandemic began to have an impact on film production around the world, so the final installment has been saved from delays. Lana Condor revealed to Variety in February 2020 that the second and third movies were actually filmed back to back.

What will To All The Boys 3 be about?

As with the first two films, the third will be based on the novels by Jenny Han, especially the third book in the To All the Boys trilogy, titled Always and Forever, Lara Jean.

The movie will follows the book in documenting the end of Lara Jean’s high school years and her subsequent move to college which, of course, comes with tribulations regarding her blooming relationship with Peter.

Fans of the film and teen rom com genre can also expect to see the excitement of prom, the potential of a relationship going wrong when moving from high school to college (with Lara Jean and Peter accepted to different schools) and also a step-mother for the Covey Sister after Lara Jean’s Dad marries next door neighbour, Ms. Rothschild - who he began seeing in the second film.

Photo credit: Charley Gallay - Getty Images
Photo credit: Charley Gallay - Getty Images

Part of the sequel will also be set in South Korea (a fact that remains the same from Jenny Han's books) with Lara and her sister both sent by their father to spend their holidays with their grandmother.

Director Michael Fimognari, confirmed with Harper's Bazaar that the last movie will also see change and growth for Peter: 'There’s a growth to the character and the way that Noah explores that and the way that he involves his other cast members.'

Condor expanded on this transition point in an interview with The Hollywood Reporter, telling the outlet: 'It’s her senior year, so she’s trying to figure out actually what she’s going to do for her future, like making choices for what’s right for you versus what you want in the moment because you want to stay with someone. That’s super difficult, right?'

'What I can say is she faces some real, real life choices. What I love about the third movie is she fully comes into her own. It’s a full beginning, middle, end, and for me, that was great as an actor because I had all the time in the world to play and to grow and to feel good with the way that we ended things.'

The trailer also alludes to a butterfly-esque moment for Lara as she visits New York and openly considers how the city could be a good fit for here.

Who is in the cast of To All The Boys I’ve Loved Before 3?

Condor and Centineo are both returning in the lead roles, while Janel Parrish, Anna Cathcart, Madeleine Arthur, Sarayu Blue and John Corbett (who will always have a place in our heart's as Sex and the City's Aidan) are all expected to return as well.

To All the Boys 3 trailer

A first full trailer for the final film was released in January 2021 and opens with Lara Jean video calling Peter from her family holiday in South Korea, potentially foreshadowing a long distance relationship? We hope not.

You can watch it in full below.

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