Joey King will star in and exec. produce McG's new Netflix film UGLIES.— NetflixFilm (@NetflixFilm) September 29, 2020
An adaptation of Scott Westerfeld's novel, the story is set in a dystopian world where every 16 year old is subjected to an operation that conforms them to ideal beauty standards. pic.twitter.com/lo23TYaJKj
- Jamie King and Westerfield will join Joey King as exec producers.
- Sources say King long has been a fan of the series and brought the series to Netflix –called them, got them to read the script and the book, and then King got Netflix to option it.
What is one YA series you would like to see get a screen adaptation?
[Spoiler (click to open)]For me, it would be the Madman's Daughter trilogy by Megan Shepherd. I just love the whole gothic victorian setting.
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