‘Love And Gelato’: 5 things you need to know about Netflix romantic comedy
The movie follows Lina, who travels to Rome to fulfill her mother's last wish and discovers a whole new world full of art, romance, and gelato
Adapting movies from novels has become a trend nowadays. Streaming giant Netflix is a global leader in churning out great movies that are based on novels. It is known for upping the entertainment quotient for viewers with its varied palette of modern-day romantic comedies in several languages under its romantic comedy umbrella. This time, Netflix is all set to pique fans' curiosity with a quirky and fresh romantic comedy titled 'Love and Gelato' which is based on a best-selling novel by Jenna Evans Welch. The movie gives a fresh spin to the novel with modern flavors.
When will ‘Love And Gelato’ be released and where can you watch it?
‘Love And Gelato’ will premiere globally on June 22, 2022, on Netflix.
What is ‘Love And Gelato’ all about?
Based on a book of the same name by New York Times bestselling author Jenna Evans Welch, 'Love and Gelato' follows the story of an American pre-med student named Lina Emerson (Susanna Skaggs) who loses her mother to cancer. To fulfill her mother's last wish, Lina travels halfway across the globe to Rome in order to find out more about her estranged father. She is not happy to be there and wants to go back home. However, when she is given her mother’s journal, she discovers a whole new world of romance, art, and bakeries which motivates her to follow her mom’s steps. She uncovers a secret about herself that had been kept from her for a long time which changes her perspective regarding her late mother and father.
The official synopsis of the movie reads, “To fulfill her mother's final wish, Lina spends the summer before college in Rome, where she discovers romance, adventure — and a passion for gelato."
Who stars in ‘Love And Gelato’?
Susanna Skaggs as Lina Emerson
Best known for her performance as Hailey Clark in the AMC drama series ‘Halt And Catch Fire’, Susanna Skaggs has also appeared in films like ‘The Gifted’ and ‘Mr Mercedes’. She will be playing the role of Lina Emerson in Netflix's upcoming rom-com movie titled ‘Love And Gelato’.
Other actors in the movie include Angelika Washington, Claudia Stecher, Owen McDonnell, and Tobia De Angelis among others.
The movie has been written and directed by Brandon Camp. It has been produced by Brandon Camp alongside Davide Bertoni, Gennaro Formisano, and Viola Prestieri.
The trailer for ‘Love And Gelato’ has not been released yet. We will update this space as soon as it is out.