‘“‘What If It’s Us’ is a sparkling romantic comedy, a love letter to New York City in the summer, and a moving, deeply honest look at what it’s like to be a young person today,” Yorkey said in a statement. “It’s all the things I love, and I couldn’t be more thrilled to be a part of bringing it to the screen.”
Anonymous Content’s Joy Gorman Wettels, who is a longtime collaborator of Yorkey’s and worked with him on “13 Reasons Why,” will produce the film. Yorkey will develop the film alongside Wettels and creative executive Kat Ramsburg of Yorkey’s That Kid Ed Productions.
Both Albertalli and Silvera will also serve as producers on the film.
“The universe couldn’t have presented a more perfect dream team than Brian, Joy, and Kat. We immediately fell in love with their vision for this film, and we can’t wait to watch them bring ‘What If It’s Us’ to life,” Albertalli and Silvera said in a joint statement.
Anonymous Content is a leading management and film, TV, and commercial production company. The company has played a critical role in bringing such notable film and television productions as “The Revenant,” “Spotlight,” and “True Detective” to life.
Yorkey is repped by WME and Anonymous Content. Albertalli and Silvera are both repped by UTA and Janklow & Nesbit Associates.’