Netflix announced today that the film adaptation has begun production. Fiona RosenblumRomance for young adults You were SO NOT invited to my bat mitzvah!. The film is about a girl who must prevent her Bat Mitzvah plans from falling apart and threatening to ruin one of the most important moments of her life.

Rosenblum’s coming-of-age novel follows Stacy Friedman, a young girl excited about her Bat Mitzvah, a Jewish religious holiday commemorating the girl’s thirteenth birthday. A party represents the first step towards adulthood, and for future teens, it’s an opportunity to celebrate with close friends like there’s no tomorrow. So when things start to spiral out of control, Stacey feels like her whole life is in ruins. Tragedy begins when Stacey sees her best friend Lydia kiss her love. This event leads to Stacey canceling Lydia’s invitation to her Bat Mitzvah, giving the book and movie its title.


Worried about the chaos surrounding her Bat Mitzvah, Stacey consults with Rabbi Sherwin, who asks the girl to do three good deeds before the party. As such, the book is about Stacey trying to follow the rabbi’s advice, learning to cope with adversity, and cherishing the family members and friends that are truly important to her life. Shortly speaking, You were SO NOT invited to my bat mitzvah! it’s a fun, enjoyable story that will fit right in with the growing Netflix catalog.

Netflix adaptation You were SO NOT invited to my bat mitzvah! stars Idina Menzel (Uncut Gems, Cinderella), Sara Sherman (Saturday night life), Sunny Sandler, Sadie Sandler, Luis Guzman (Boogie Nights Shameless), Ido Mosseri (Sandy Wexler, Don’t Mess with the Zohan), Samantha Lorraine (The Walking Dead: Beyond), Dylan Hoffman (Next), Dean Scott Vasquez (Transformers: Rise of the Beasts), Mia Czech (Always be mine maybe) Ivory Baker, Dylan Dash (Adeline, the Great), Millie Thorpe (Ultraviolet and black scorpion), Zaara Cuttemperor With Jackie Sandler as well as Adam Sandler.

You were SO NOT invited to my bat mitzvah! leads Sammy Cohen (Crush) from script Alison Peck (Work). Adapted by Adam Sandler and Tim Herlihy for Happy Madison; as well as Leslie Morgenstein as well as Eliza Koplowitz Dutton for Alloy Entertainment. The executive producer of the film is Barry Bernardi, Judith Mallas well as Kevin Grady for Happy Madison.

No release window for You were SO NOT invited to my bat mitzvah!. In the meantime, check out this interview with Menzel and Sandler during the press tour for Uncut Gems: