The Hating Game is an American romantic and comedy film that was directed by Peter Hutchings, and the screenplay of the movie was written by Christina Mengert. The movie is based on the novel of the same by Sally Thorne, which is one of the best romantic novels and it is has been loved by the readers.
In the lead role, we can see Lucy Hale and Austin Stowell. The film was released in theatres and video-on-demand services on 10th December 2021, which has been distributed by Vertical Entertainment.
Where To Watch?
Currently, The Hating Game is displayed on the big screen in theatres, and the film is currently unavailable to the biggest name in the OTT industry. Similarly, the film is not available on Hulu, which has an enormous range of TV series and movies that can keep its subscribers entertained, but this film is not a part of the platform.
Since Vertical Entertainment has the distribution rights of the film, it is possible that ‘The Hating Game’ will be available on HBO Max after its theatrical run is over. However, there is no confirmation of this news, and it can be available to that OTT platform that is willing to pay for the streaming rights of the film. People have to wait for an official announcement to be sure.
As of now, the film is available on video-on-demand services such as Google Play, Microsoft Store, Vudu, and iTunes. DirecTV and Spectrum, and fans can rent or buy the film and watch it comfortably in their homes.
The Plot Of The Film
The plot of the film is about Lucy, who is driven by professional ambitions, and all she truly aspires is to climb the ranks and be the synonym of successful at a young age. However, she does not want to change her ethics for her aspiration. She runs into Joshua, her professional rival, and plays a game of one-upmanship. Even though Lucy is focused on her goals, she gradually develops romantic feelings for Joshua.
The two then start a lustful relationship, and as the plot progresses, the two fall in love with each other. Do they fight their feelings as these two are ruthlessly competitive? Do they genuinely have feelings for each other, or do both have some personal motive behind their play.
About The Sequel
The Hating Game is based on the novel by Sally Thorne. As of now, Sally Thorne has confirmed to her readers that there would be no sequel, and she is not planning on writing it as well; since the plot of the movie is based on the novel, and there would be no sequel to the book, we can expect no sequel of the movie.
The film has been loved by the fans of the book, and people enjoyed watching the movie in the theatres as well. As a result, the film has gained a massive fan following, and it is doing great at the Box Office. In the near future, either the author of the book may write the sequel, or the screenwriters may come up with a good script for a sequel.
However, this news can change, and fans need to wait for an official announcement regarding the sequel of The Hating Game.