Graphic Novels aren’t all about those Spandex superheroes, there also about real life. Next month Netflix will bring one of those novels to life in the shape of I Am Not Okay With This.
Fans of Sex Education even a little Riverdale may like this new series. The show will be based on the pages from the Graphic novel of the same name from Charles Forsman. The novel has been adapted by the producers of Stranger Things and The End of the F***ing World. Apart from helping with the hype of the show gives you the idea of what direction this show may go. Also this is a show for the Young Adult (YA) demographic, a market Netflix have done well in.
The series will focus on Sydney a teenage girl who’s navigating the trials and tribulations of high school. Her budding sexuality and mysterious superpowers that are beginning to awake with her.
Sydney will be played by Sophia Ellis who will be known for a role in IT:Chapter One as Beverly, Sharp Objects. Kathleen Rose Perkins (Episodes, You’re The Worst) as Maggie, Wyatt Oleff (It franchise, Guardians of the Galaxy franchise) as Stanley Barber. Joining them are Sofia Bryant (as Dina), Aidan Wojtak-Hissong (Liam) and Richard Ellis (Brad Lewis).
Whilst we wait for the Trailer, Netflix have released a number first look images, check them out…
I Am Not Okay With This is an irreverent origin story that follows a teenage girl who’s navigating the trials and tribulations of high school, all while dealing with the complexities of her family, her budding sexuality, and mysterious superpowers just beginning to awaken deep within her. From director/EP of The End of the F***ing World Jonathan Entwistle and the producers of Stranger Things comes a new series based on the Charles Forsman graphic novel.
I Am Not Okay With This will consist of seven 30 minute episodes. Those episodes will launch on Netflix from on 26th February 2020.