Shailene Woodley Channels the ’60s in Netflix’s New ‘The Last Letter From Your Lover’ Trailer

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We’re already invested in this upcoming Shailene Woodley movie, and it hasn’t even premiered on Netflix yet.

The streaming service just dropped the first official trailer for The Last Letter from Your Lover, which is based on Jojo Moyes’s book of the same name.

The trailer introduces viewers to a journalist named Ellie Haworth (Felicity Jones) who lives in present-day London. When she discovers old love letters from the ’60s, she tries to piece together the messages in an attempt to track down the authors.

“While I was researching my next feature, I came across a letter,” Ellie says in the clip. “1965, illicit love affair.”

Ellie soon learns that the notes were written by Jennifer Stirling (Shailene Woodley), who was in an abusive marriage with Laurence Stirling (Joe Alwyn). Jennifer developed a pen pal relationship with Anthony O’Hare (Callum Turner), who became her forbidden lover.

The Last Letter from Your Lover was directed by Augustine Frizzell (Never Goin’ Back). Although the story is based on Moyes’s book, Nick Payne (Wanderlust) and Esta Spalding (On Becoming a God in Central Florida) wrote the screenplay. Other cast members include Emma Appleton, Ben Cross, Ncuti Gatwa, Christian Brassington, Nabhaan Rizwan, Vilhelm Blomgren, Diana Kent, Ann Ogbomo and Alfredo Tavares.

The Last Letter from Your Lover will hit Netflix on July 23, which leaves more than enough time to grab a copy of the best-selling book.

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