Debby Ryan Joins the Cast of the New Movie “Every Day”

The film isn’t even here yet and it’s already one of our favorites?


Debby Ryan is busy. Not only is the actress working on a ton of new projects – like her recently-picked up Netflix series Insatiable and the TV show Daytime Divas – but now she was just announced as part of the cast of an upcoming young adult novel film adaptation that we’re really excited about. According to Deadline, Debby will be appearing in a movie called Every Day, a Jesse Andrews screenplay which is based on popular author David Levithan’s best-selling YA book of the same name. (Yes, he’s the genius writer behind some more of our favorite books-turned-movies, like Nick & Norah’s Infinite Playlist, and Naomi and Ely’s No Kiss List.)

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This story follows “16-year-old Rhiannon [played by Angourie Rice], who falls in love with a spirit named A, a traveling soul who wakes each morning in a different body, living a different life every day,” according to the site’s film description. Debby will play Jolene, “Rhiannon’s wry, edgy, irritable older sister,”  a character title that the star is already loving.

The currently-announced cast also includes Maria Bello, The Get Down and Paper Towns‘ Justice Smith, Lucas Jade Zumann and Spider-Man: Homecoming‘s Jacob Batalon.

We can’t wait to hear more updates about this project – which has just started filming!

Are you excited to see Debby in this new role? Leave us your reactions below!

Written by Kristine Hope Kowalski

Kristine is a writer and celebrity entertainment news journalist with a specific obsession with Nickelodeon + Disney Channel shows, boy bands, K-Pop, Broadway, and international series dramas. If she's not writing or tucked away in a good book, she is most likely traveling the world and spamming her friends' Instagram feeds with photos from her adventures. Kristine has a BA in Comparative Literature from Rutgers University (2011), and an MA in Interdisciplinary Humanities and Social Thought from NYU (2013). She is currently pursuing her second Master's in Journalism at Harvard.