It’s not uncommon for authors to make special appearances in the film adaptations of their books. We’ve seen lots of famous authors do it: Stephenie Meyer in the Twilight Saga, Stan Lee in Marvel Comics films, and John Green in Paper Towns, among others.
If you’re one of the eagle-eyed fans of the “To All the Boys” films, then you might have caught author Jenny Han‘s cameos in all three movies! Here’s a list of all her TATB cameos as Adler High’s Principal Cho:
Movie #1: At the school dance
Jenny made her first appearance in the “To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before” movie as a sort of chaperone during the school event where Lara Jean Covey and Lucas James danced together. In an Instagram post, she revealed that it was actually a Titanic-themed dance!
Movie #2: Comforting a crying student on Valentine’s Day
30 minutes into “To All the Boys: P.S. I Still Love You,” Jenny briefly appeared as a concerned adult, comforting a crying student in the cafeteria. They were surrounded by lots of couples, gold, pink, and red heart-shaped balloons, and everything else that would remind one of Valentine’s Day.
Movie #3: Handing out awards
We finally found out the name of Jenny’s character in a flashback scene of Lara Jean and Peter Kavinsky’s “meet-cute” in the third film! In a letter (slash contract), Peter told Lara Jean, “Principal Cho called you to go up on stage to receive an attendance award, and your hair got caught in your chair. I helped you untangle it and you smiled at me. My heart did a somersault in my chest.”
Jenny shared a compilation video of all these scenes, saying, “Where is my SAG card??”
Were you able to spot all these scenes when you first watched the films?