It started as One Direction fan fiction and now it's a box office hit! Anna Todd on the After series

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What started as fan fiction on Wattpad has turned into five books, and two films for writer, Anna Todd, with After, the first movie in the franchise, debuting at number one at the box office in 17 international territories and grossing over $70 million (over R1 billion) worldwide.

I think it's safe to say Afternators the world over have eagerly been awaiting After We Collided, the second book and film in the series, which just released in cinemas in the US, and South Africans will be able to see it as of 18 September.

In case you're not already a member of the fandom, the After series, inspired by the music and fans of One Direction, and the relationships of one Harry Styles, is Anna Todd's pride and joy. Harry became Hardin (Hero Fiennes Tiffin) - a rebel who falls in love with overachieving Tessa Young (Josephine Langford).

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