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To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before sequel releases trailer with new flame

Netflix’s To All the Boys: P.S. I Still Love You just dropped its new trailer on YouTube after much anticipation for the sequel since the release of the first movie last August.

This film will focus on the progressing relationship between Lara Jean Covey (Lana Condor) and Peter Kavinsky (Noah Centineo). However, the trailer teases that things won’t go so smoothly when another guy enters the picture.

Jordan Fisher, whose multiracial heritage includes being of Polynesian and Cambodian descent, will be playing John Ambrose McClaren, one of Lara Jean’s love letter recipients who comes back into her life wanting proof that someone liked him back in middle school.

“They’re true friends,” Condor said of Lara Jean and John, according to EW. “But because you can love your friend very much, you get confused. You’re like, ‘Do I love him or do I love him as a friend?’ So he’s really there to mix it up.”

Fisher is a singer and actor with former roles in both Broadway and television. The 25-year-old played John Laurens and Philip Hamilton in Broadway’s Hamilton and had recurring roles in The Secret Life of the American Teenager and Liv and Maddie. He also recently played Mark Cohen in Fox Network’s Rent: Live.

While the first movie was lauded for its Asian American lead actress, it also became embroiled in controversy over the lack of people of color as viable love interests for Lara Jean (the one love interest of color, who is Black, is gay). Many also questioned why Lara Jean was written as half White when the author is fully Korean and had loosely based the novel on events from her own life.

In the books, John Ambrose has blond hair and blue eyes; he was played by White actor Jordan Burtchett in the first movie but only appeared for a brief moment.

With the casting of a person of color for the role in the sequel, some fans were upset at the change in actors, according to Femestella. They hoped to see Burtchett return to the screen, despite him not being blond either.

However, many others are super excited for what Fisher will bring to the story.

You can also check out Fisher’s singing talent in his newly released music video:

To All the Boys: P.S. I Still Love You is scheduled for release February 12, 2020.

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