Lara Jean and Peter Kavinsky’s faux-dating ground rules led to epic love in To All The Boys I’ve Loved Before, and it turns out that actors Lana Condor and Noah Centineo made a similar contract before filming. Before they shot the movie, Condor and Centineo went to a hot yoga class and then back to Centineo’s apartment for pizza while trying to get to know each other.
Despite their undeniable chemistry on and off-screen, Condor said that “for the movie to do well, we had to be best-friend-professionals.” She continued, “And so I was like, ‘It’s just not gonna happen.’ And he was like, ‘Yeah it’s not gonna happen.’ And I was like, ‘Great.’ So we kind of did what we did in To All the Boys movie. We kind of made a contract and set boundaries.”
Now, about six months after the world fell in love with Lara Jean and Peter Kavinsky’s relationship, Condor is grateful for their no-romance ground rules as they prepare for a sequel. “I’m so happy that we did that because the movie turned out great and now we’re doing a sequel, so I have to work with him again,” she said.
But despite their decision to remain friends, there is still just as much chemistry between the two actors. “We still have that spark. Absolutely,” Condor said. “We were just on the phone the other day just talking about the sequel.”
News of a To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before sequel first circulated in November after director Susan Johnson shared a since-deleted post on Instagram that read, “Well, the cats out of the bag! Thanks for the support, everyone!!! It’s all you!” Since then, Netflix has officially announced the sequel—with a video of Condor and Centineo on FaceTime. “Bring on the sequel, we are so excited,” Centineo said.