Netflix to Produce Multiple “Ivy & Bean” Live-Action Films Based on Bestselling Book Series

Netflix has announced that they are producing a number of 1-hour, live action family films based on Annie Barrows’ New York Times bestselling book series “Ivy & Bean”. The books follow the adventures of two friends, Ivy and Bean, who are complete opposites: Bean is loud, exuberant and fearless while Ivy is quiet, thoughtful and observant.

With a 1-hour run-time, the Ivy & Bean film series will still very much be movies the whole family can enjoy. Safe, fun and elevated comedy-adventures, they also have the wonderful benefit of giving the youngest members of the family an opportunity to see themselves as the star of their own story.

 – Naketha Mattocks, Director Family Features

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