Filming of The Hating Game movie has been completed and post production has begun.

Director: Peter Hutchings

Screenplay: Christina Mengert

Cast: Lucy Hale, Austin Stowell, Nicholas Baroudi, Billy Thomas Myott and Tania Asnes.

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Due to conflicts in his filming schedule, Robbie Amell is no longer available to be the lead for the film. He has been replaced by Austin Stowell.

Austin Stowell to Star Opposite Lucy Hale in Mister Smith Romantic Comedy ‘The Hating Game’ (EXCLUSIVE)


11 November 2020

Austin Stowell (“Battle of the Sexes,” “Bridge of Spies,” “Whiplash”) will star opposite Lucy Hale in romantic comedy “The Hating Game,” based on the runaway hit novel by Sally Thorne.


Presented at the American Film Market by David Garrett’s Mister Smith Entertainment, which is executive producing and handles world sales, “The Hating Game” will commence principal photography on Nov. 21 in Upstate New York.

Read the Variety article.


Lucy Hale and Robbie Amell to Star in Adaptation of Bestselling Romantic Comedy Novel 'The Hating Game'!

16 May 2016

The Hating Game movie was optioned in 2017 by BCDF Pictures. A screenplay adaptation was written by Christina Menghert and Sally was consulted through this process.

In May 2019 a press release announced that Lucy Hale and Robbie Amell are set to star in the film based on the novel and Christina Menghert's screenplay.

Read the Deadline article.