Available on Netflix, purple hearts features a marriage of convenience that turns into genuine love. The movie became a hit on the streaming site among fans of romance. The leads felt they had immediate chemistry, and viewers took notice.
[Spoiler alert: This article contains spoilers for Purple Hearts.]
It hasn’t been long since the movie came out and people already want to see more. The creative minds behind the story have addressed the lawsuit. They revealed the possibility of a second film.
This is how the public and critics responded to ‘Purple Hearts’
On July 29, purple hearts debuted on Netflix. According to Variety, the film gained a lot of viewership shortly after its release. It managed to get 100 million hours of viewing time in the first two weeks. Also, many fans enjoyed the movie and developed theories of life after the credits.
Nevertheless, purple hearts has experienced quite a bit of controversy from viewers. According to ComicBook, some people consider the film to be “military propaganda”. Meanwhile, others worried about the presence of racism, anti-LGBTQ and other sentiments.
The filmmakers have explained that they wanted to show the perspectives of different political viewpoints. At the same time, they did not want to take sides. Despite mixed feelings from casual audiences, critics have voiced their opinions. Critics have generally had a negative response to the film. Still, the film gained enough popularity to rise to the top.
Will there be a sequel to ‘Purple Hearts’?
purple hearts it ends with Luke and Cassie confessing their love before the former goes to prison. The film added an end credit scene to show the couple reuniting. While it seems like a satisfying conclusion for viewers, the producers might still have an interest in continuing the story.
Producers Sofia Carson and Elizabeth Allen Rosenbaum discuss the idea of a sequel. Rosenbaum mentions how the two have talked about it for a while. However, they have not decided anything at the moment.
“I mean, I could watch the two of them and their chemistry all day. And they’re great people to work with, so I definitely won’t rule it out,” explains Rosenbaum.
“We wouldn’t do anything unless we really loved it, because we want to stay true to integrity. We haven’t landed on anything specific yet. It’s always a possibility.”
Fans of the romantic drama have conjured up ideas of what Cassie and Luke’s life would be like. The producers are aware of the desire for a sequel. They hope to be able to explore the characters more if they get the chance.
What cast members have said
In addition to being a producer, Carson played Cassie in purple hearts. When she talks about being her character in a possible sequel, she explains, “I love being Cassie, and I’m curious to see where she goes. Who knows. You never know!”
Also, another co-star expresses his thoughts on another movie. People reports that Nicholas Galitzine, who played Luke, has been coy about confirming anything. However, he has enjoyed overwhelming support from fans.
“We’ll see what happens, for sure,” says Galitzine. “Even in private, we joked about what would happen and how to possibly continue the story because the script would have to be good. It would have to make sense. It would have to work. There are a lot of different ways it could go, and we’ll wait and see if it’s the right story.”
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