7 things you probably didn't know about the making of 'To All the Boys 2'

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"To All the Boys: P.S. I Still Love You," based on Jenny Han's second novel in a trilogy, is now available on Netflix.

There are some things fans might not know about the making of the rom-com, like the fact that Jordan Fisher John Ambrose McClaren improvised his musical moment in the film.

Fisher also wrote his character's letter to Lara Jean himself.

The dress that Lana Condor Lara Jean wore to the Star Ball at Belleview was also altered so she could "dance, do snow angels, and run in the snow."

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Following the success of 2018's "To All the Boys I've Loved Before," a second installment is finally available on Netflix.

"To All the Boys: P.S. I Still Love You," based on the second book in Jenny Han's trilogy, centers on protagonist Lara Jean Song Covey Lana Condor entering a real relationship with Peter Kavinsky Noah Centineo after the pair faked it during the first film. At the same time, she reconnects with childhood crush and a recipient of one of her old love letters John Ambrose McClaren Jordan Fisher , who coincidentally ends up volunteering at a retirement home with Lara Jean.

Here are seven things you probably didn't know about the making of "To All the Boys: P.S. I Still Love You," or, as it's known to fans, "TATB 2."Thousands of actors submitted audition tapes in the hopes of playing John Ambrose.


John Ambrose was played by Jordan Burtchett in the first film and he appeared at the very end, unexpectedly showing up at the Covey household with Lara Jean's love letter.

Condor told Variety that when it came time to recast for the sequel, she and the producers used a "colorblind casting process" to find a new actor to play the character, who's described in the novel as a young Robert Redford.

"With about a week before we had to find somebody, Jordan came in. He read across from Lana and everyone was like, 'This is it,'" director Michael Fimognari said in the "TATB 2" production notes.

He added: "There was no one tangible thing we were looking for in John Ambrose. But with Jordan, it was love at first sight."

Han also told Insider that she was impressed by Fisher's talent and ability to be a great singer, dancer, and actor.

"He does it all," she told us. "He's just a superstar. And he's also remarkably self-possessed and confident and I just adore him."

Ross Butler, who plays Trevor, said that the cast "ad-libbed a lot on set."


"We would do one or two takes with the lines, then we would just have fun with it," the actor said during an interview with Variety, adding that he was told that a blooper reel is in the works.

Fisher personally wrote John Ambrose's letter to Lara Jean.


Fisher revealed the fun fact on Twitter and also spoke about it during an interview alongside Condor for Seventeen.

"I remember opening it up and it was so much more impactful for me," Condor said in the interview.

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