Why did HBO cut out the ending of The Notebook?

Why did HBO cut out the ending of The Notebook?

It was a brutal conclusion…and one that was apparently deemed a no-go for U.S. audiences. The primary reason for the alteration was relatively simple. The Descent got its ending changed simply because American audiences were not as enamored with such a downbeat conclusion.

Did Netflix change The Notebook ending?

Netflix has had a busy morning. After the confusion over a “new ending” of The Notebook made waves on social media, Netflix issued an official statement via its U.K. Twitter account, which explains that the streaming company did not splice the movie together to form a new ending.

Is The Notebook a happy ending?

Take a beloved Nicholas Sparks novel-turned-film, starring Ryan Gosling and Rachel McAdams, and instead of the bittersweet, emotionally devastating ending, give viewers a happy ending. That’s exactly what Netflix did with “The Notebook,” and PEOPLE. ARE.

Is there 2 endings to The Notebook?

According to outraged fans on Twitter, no one dies in the streaming version. The final scene is cut and replaced with birds flying across a lake, similar to what you see as credits roll in the original.

Does Allie marry Lon?

After the war, Noah goes back to Seabrook, where the story begins, and Allie becomes engaged to Lon Hammond (James Marsden) after meeting him while volunteering as a nurse. Lon is the perfect choice for Allie because he has money and her parents approve of his class. Allie agrees to marry Lon.

Does Noah and Allie get married in The Notebook?

Duke/Noah and Allie did get married, and to each other, and they stayed together despite an all-too-common tragedy.

Why does Noah go by Duke?

It’s been a decade since Noah Calhoun and Allie Hamilton, played by Ryan Gosling and Rachel McAdams, found a love “that awakens the soul and makes us reach for more,” Duke (the nickname the older Noah goes by, so as not to scare the older Allie, who is now suffering from Alzheimer’s) says.

Did Allie marry Lon in The Notebook?