A TV adaption of One Day is coming to Netflix 7 months ago

A TV adaption of One Day is coming to Netflix

David Nicholls' smash hit novel is getting another shot at adaptation.

Netflix have announced that a TV series adaption of David Nicholls' novel, One Day, is currently in the works.

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The hugely popular bestseller follows its protagonists, Emma and Dexter, on the same day - 15 July - over the course of 20 years.

One Day was adapted into a film in 2011, which starred Anne Hathaway as Emma and Jim Sturgess as Dexter.

The movie, while commercially successful, divided fans, with many less than impressed with Hathaway's English accent.

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Now, ten years after the release of the film, Emma and Dexter's story will be told through a TV series - and to say we're excited is an understatement.

Taking to Twitter, Netflix announced the upcoming adaption in a thread.

The streaming platform wrote: "ONE DAY: Based on the bestselling novel by David Nicholls.

"An epic, tragi-comedy love story, every episode catches up with central characters Em and Dex on one particular day - 15th July - as they grow and change and move together and apart, experience joy and heartbreak."

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It's safe to say we have our box of tissues at the ready.

Fans of the book were, naturally, intrigued to hear about the new adaption.

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One re-tweeted the announcement and wrote: "If this is correctly casted it will be out of this world."

Another acknowledged his fondness for the somewhat decisive film, writing: "I forever Stan Anne (even her Yorkshire accent) but this is exciting! I read One Day on a plane and wept so hard the flight attendant came to ask if everything was alright."

Similarly, another Twitter user reflected on Anne Hathaway's questionable performance, writing: "Exciting, but nothing can top the enduring entertainment value of Anne Hathaway's Yorkshire accent."

A fourth fan tweeted: "This sounds amazing, it's one of my favourite books that I revisit every year."