Ahhh, Wattpad. The name brings us at The Honey Pop memories of our years browsing the different hashtags in search of a fic… but did you know that your favorite Net-flicks may once have also been Wattpad page-turners? Now, not only can you read these awesome fics, but you can watch them too! Here are 5 Wattpad books that were picked up by Hollywood.
The Kissing Booth
Did you know that this fun, flirty flick starring Jacob Elordi and Joey King got its start as a Wattpad novel by Beth Reeves? 😱 Yep! The Kissing Booth is a massively successful novel that is even a winner of a ‘Watty Award’ for ‘Most Popular Teen Fiction!’ Looks like Noah and Lee Flynn are stealing hearts both on and off-screen. You can watch The Kissing Booth here.
Before he was Hardin Scott, he was Harry Styles! 😍 Anna Todd’s rebellious romance After has been read over 1 billion times on Wattpad and was picked up by Netflix, with plans to adapt the whole series! With a dreamy cast like Josephine Langford as Tessa, and Hero Tiffin-Fiennes as bad-boy Hardin, it’s no wonder fans are excited about the upcoming sequel and the rest of the series! You can watch After here, and read it here.
Light As A Feather
Now a Hulu horror series featuring Teen Wolf’s Dylan Sprayberry, Vine star Brent Rivera, and Jessie’s Peyton List, Light As A Feather started as a Wattpad fiction by Zoe Aarsen that will leave you totally shook and spooked! 👻 The original novel has amassed over 4.5 million reads and proves to be a very popular read on the site. You can watch Light As A Feather here, and read it here.
Ever wondered what Cupid 💘 is up to on Valentine’s day? Well, this popular Wattpad novel by Lauren Palphreyman is all about 17 year old Lila Black and her soon to be new bae, Cupid himself. The book was picked up by CW Seed for a pilot adaption and it even features Youtuber Michel Janse! Hopefully we get to see more of Lila and her adventures with Cupid. You can watch the Cupid’s Match pilot here, and read it here.
Death Is My BFF
Another stan-worthy supernatural flick, Death Is My BFF was acquired by Sony in 2018 with plans to make it into a television series! This soon to be flick got its start as a majorly successful Wattpad novel by Katerina E. Tonk, and is advertised to readers as a “legendary” romance novel featuring ‘The Angel of Death’ in its Wattpad blurb. We can’t wait to see how this romance unfolds 🕵️, but it looks like we’ll have to wait a while! You can read Death Is My Bff here.
We, at The Honey Pop are so excited to get watching these adaptions!
Will you be tuning in to watch them too or are you familiar with some adaptions already? Do you want any other Wattpad books to be picked up by Hollywood? Let us know in the comments or by tweeting us at @TheHoneyPOP!