Prime Video’s adaptation of Casey McQuiston’s Red, White & Royal Blue is as fluffy and sweet as the original novel, but that doesn’t mean there aren’t some major differences between the book and the film.Directed by Matthew López, the movie still focuses on the relationship between Alex Claremont-Diaz (Taylor Zakhar Perez), First Son of the United States, and Prince Henry of Wales (Nicholas Galitzine). What begins as a contentious rivalry soon develops into an international romance, with both Alex and Henry struggling to maintain their public personas while keeping their love a secret.
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As with any adaptation, Red, White & Royal Blue makes a few tweaks here and there. For example, instead of first meeting each other at the 2016 Olympics in Rio as they do in the book, the film versions of Alex and Henry first met at a climate conference in Melbourne. Both characters have also been aged up, as Henry is now fully in law school instead of undergrad.However, these are relatively small changes. What’s most interesting here are Red, White & Royal Blue’s biggest deviations from the book, like removing or adding entire characters. How do these shifts alter character dynamics and plot arcs? And, most importantly, do they work in the context of the film? Let’s dive in, and take a look at the five biggest changes between McQuiston’s novel and López’s film.Has anyone seen June Claremont-Diaz?Mashable https://mashable.com/article/red-white-and-royal-blue-book-vs-movie