Meet the Cast of Colleen Hoover's 'It Ends With Us'

Colleen Hoover's BookTok sensation, It Ends with Us, is finally getting the Hollywood treatment, complete with a star-studded cast.

In case you missed it, the best-selling author's romance novel, which follows Lily and Ryle, rose in popularity in 2021 after getting attention from countless readers on TikTok. And now, fans will get to see the story come to life, with director Justin Baldoni and Gossip Girl's Blake Lively starring as the main characters.

There's no trailer yet, but Sony Pictures confirmed that the release date is Friday, February 9, 2024. And according to Hoover, fans are in for a treat. She told Today, "You guys are going to be so happy. I'm extremely happy and now my expectations are up, and I'm going to keep them there."

We'll be counting down the days until the movie drops, but until then, we're getting ourselves better acquainted with the It Ends with Us cast.

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1. Blake Lively

  • Character: Lily Bloom
  • What else she’s been in: Gossip Girl, A Simple Favor, The Shallows, The Age of Adaline, The Town, The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants

Lively is known for her iconic portrayal of Serena van der Woodsen in Gossip Girl, but she has also starred in other noteworthy projects, from The Age of Adaline to A Simple Favor. Fortunately, we'll see even more of Lively in her upcoming films, including The Husband's Secret, The Making Of and Proxy.

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2. Justin Baldoni

  • Character: Ryle Kincaid
  • What else she’s been in: Jane the Virgin, Con Man, Undercover Bridesmaid, Isolated

Baldoni has been working behind the scenes as of late, directing movies like Clouds and Five Feet Apart. But we can't forget about his scene-stealing performance as the dreamy Rafael in Jane the Virgin. Among his other acting credits are Happy Endings, Single Ladies and CSI: NY.

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3. Brandon Sklenar

  • Character: Atlas Corrigan
  • What else he’s been in: 1923, Vice, Westworld, The Offer, Futra Days

He's been nailing his role as Spencer Dutton in 1923, the prequel to Yellowstone, but before he started donning his cowboy hat, Sklenar appeared in shows like New Girl, Westworld, Walker: Independence and The Offer. His upcoming projects include Fall Into Me, Jonesin' and God Loves the Green Bay Packers.

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4. Jenny Slate

  • Character: Allysa
  • What else she’s been in: Everything Everywhere All at Once, Obvious Child, The Great North, Big Mouth, Bob's Burgers

House of Lies, Parks and Recreation, Girls and Brooklyn Nine-Nine are just a few shows you may recognize Slate from—but these don't hold a candle to her voice-acting credits. The actress has voiced over a dozen animated characters, like Valerie Da Vinci in Despicable Me 3, Bellwether in Zootopia and Missy in Big Mouth.

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5. Hasan Minhaj

  • Character: Marshall
  • What else he’s been in: The Daily Show with Trevor Noah, The Morning Show, Haunted Mansion, Mustache, No Hard Feelings

He's best known for making audiences laugh on The Daily Show, but don't want to sleep on Minhaj's acting chops. So far, the comedian has appeared in shows like Arrested Development, The Morning Show and Champions. And in addition to It Ends with Us, you can expect to see him in the comedy Best of the Best.

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6. Alex Neustaedter

  • Character: Young Atlas Corrigan
  • What else he’s been in: Things Heard & Seen, A-X-L, Colony, Ithaca, Walking Out, America Rust

After appearing in a few short films and TV shows, including Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., Neustaedter landed his first big role in Meg Ryan's Ithaca, alongside Sam Shepard and Tom Hanks. Since then, the 25-year-old star has been in USA's Colony, American Woman, Low Tide and more.

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7. Steve Monroe

  • Character: Realtor
  • What else he’s been in: Promising Young Woman, Miss Congeniality, Crazy Ex-Girlfriend, The Following

Chances are you've seen Monroe pop up in at least one of your favorite shows or movies. The actor and comedian had guest roles on 7th Heaven, Criminal Minds, Charmed, Monk, Grey's Anatomy, Veronica Mars, Zoey 101 and iCarly, just to name a few. And his movie appearances include Miss Congeniality, The Nutty Professor and Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery.

8. Isabela Ferrer

  • Character: Young Lily Bloom

The Irish-Puerto Rican actress recently graduated from Carnegie Mellon University's School of Drama, where she earned a BFA in drama and music theater. In her final semester of school, she played Helene in the play Natasha Pierre and the Great Comet of 1812. And according to her IMDB page, Colleen Hoover's It Ends with Us marks her film debut.

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