Film One Day – Image: Focus Features/Film4

Netflix will soon launch a series adaptation of David Nicholls’ novel One day, which was previously adapted as a film in 2011 starring Anne Hathaway. Filming has taken place throughout 2022 and will star This is going to hurt rising star Amika Mob. We keep track of everything you need to know about One day on Netflix below.

The writing team is led by the BAFTA winner nicole taylor (wild rose, three girls), working with ann jordan (Killing Eve, Succession), patel vinay (doctor who) and Bijan Sheibani (morning song).

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One day is a Drama Republic production with Universal International Studios and Focus Features. Drama Republic previously worked with Netflix on the irregulars which was canceled after just one season.

nige watson he serves as a producer for the series. Roanna Benn, Jude Liknaitzky, David Nicholls and Nicole Taylor serve as executive producers.

What is the plot of One day?

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One day book cover

Based on David Nicholls’ 2009 novel of the same name, the One day The series follows Emma Morley and Dexter Mayhew catching up on the same day each year after they first met in college in 1988 and watching them grow and change, move together and apart, experience joy and heartbreak.

Here’s a more detailed synopsis of the story:

It’s 1988 and Dexter Mayhew and Emma Morley have just met. They both know that the next day, after graduating from university, they must go their separate ways. But after just one day together, they can’t stop thinking about each other. As the years pass, Dex and Em begin to lead separate lives, lives very different from the people they once dreamed they would become. And yet, unable to let go of that special something that gripped them that first night, an extraordinary relationship develops between the two. Over the course of 20 years, snapshots of that relationship are revealed on the same day, July 15, each year. Dex and Em face bickering and fighting, lost hopes and opportunities, laughter and tears. And as the true meaning of this pivotal day is revealed, they must confront the nature of love and life itself.

The book was already adapted into a movie in 2011 starring Anne Hathaway. It was released by Universal Pictures and scored $59 million at the box office with a budget of just $15 million.

It remains to be seen if the new Netflix series will borrow the ideas seen in the film. Here is the trailer for the movie which is from December 27, 2021 and airs on 12 Netflix countries including Netflix Canada.

who is cast in One day?

Playing Emma Morley is Ambika Mod, most recently seen in the British drama series. This is going to hurt as Shruti, which was credited as her lead role.

speaking to radiotimes.comMod told them that he was optimistic about the series, saying, «I think the way our writers are doing it is really beautiful and hopefully people will get to see more of the book in the series.»

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Ambika Mob as Shruti in This Is Gonna Hurt

Another newcomer, Leo Woodall, has been cast as Dexter Mayhew. Woodall already made his Netflix debut in the 2021 crime drama Cherry. The actor also starred in the HBO original comedy series. the white lotus.

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Leo Woodall

Eleanor Tomlinson has been cast as Sylvie. Tomlinson previously starred in a Netflix movie when she played Hayley in the wedding comedy. Love Wedding Repeat. However, she is best known for her leading role as Demelza Poldark in the popular British period drama Poldark.

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Eleanor Tomlinson as Demelza Poldark (right)

Additional cast members for the series include:

  • Joely Richardson (Nip/Tuck) as Helen
  • she-rae smith (Dear) as Naomi
  • john macmillan (The Great, The Cleaner) as Aaron
  • Essie Davis (the badadook, Guillermo del Toro’s Cabinet of Curiosities) as Alison
  • mark rowley (the last kingdom) as Mr. Godalming
  • freya parker (Jurassic World Dominion) as Tracey
  • meghan treadway (Infinity) as Kate
  • antonio calf (The Madness of King George) as Sid
  • Hanna van Vliet (Anna+, Quicksand) like lotte
  • Remy Beasley (Sleeping) as Suzanne
  • Billy Gadsdon (cruella) as jasmine
  • toby stevens (chasing fortune) as Lionel

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What is the production status of One day?

Filming in the series started on july 4th2022 in the UK with production first starting in London before moving to Edinburgh, Scotland in the middle of the month.

According EdinburghLiveThey filmed all over the city including locations such as:

  • street cameras
  • nursing street
  • south bridge
  • Nicolson Street
  • Drummond Street
  • South College Street, and
  • west university street

At the end of July, EdinburghLive reported that filming had moved to Edinburgh University, where he would be filming a «prom».

The last reports of in-person filming came in January 2023 with LondonWorld stating that the film crews for the series were watching in Islington (London) and «the old café Maison Bleue, near Highbury Fields».

Season 1 streams include:

  • molly manners (in my skin, lazy susan)
  • Lucas Snellin (Let it Snow, Feel good, Travelling passion)
  • kate hewitt (Life) will direct episodes 4, 5 and 6
  • john hardwick (brassic, delicious) will direct episodes 7, 8 and 9

It has also been said that the filming of various scenes also took place in Paris, France.

How many episodes will there be in One day?

We’ve been told that season 1 of One day will consist of at least 14 episodes, but was originally written for 15-hour-long episodes.

It’s unclear if Netflix will split the season into two halves given this expanded episode count.

What is the Netflix release date? One day?

Netflix has not announced a release date for One daybut we can probably expect it to hit Netflix sometime in 2023.

We originally said that if all went well, we might see a release date of July 15, 2023 because that’s when our main heroes meet each year in the story. While that didn’t happen, David Nicholls provided a small update on this day, saying they’re «almost there» with unveiling the show for us.

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