HBO Max is looking at Adam Silvera’s debut novel as their next YA adaptation

‘More Happy Than Not’ is getting a television treatment.


Here’s another YA book for the streaming giants.

Deadline announced on Thursday that Adam Silvera’s debut novel, More Happy Than Not, will become a one-hour series from Creative Engine Entertainment and eOne. Silvera will be an executive producer on the project.

More Happy Than Not is the story of Aaron Soto, a boy who, after facing a tragic death, considers undergoing memory-alteration to forget he’s gay. The book was published in 2015.

This isn’t HBO’s first voyage with Silvera. An adaptation of Silvera’s novel They Both Die at the End is also in development at the studio. His co-written book with Becky Albertalli, What If It’s Us, is also in development at Anonymous Content.

The project is currently looking for a writer and filmmaker.

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