Friday, March 22, 2013

YA Movie News


-Say hello to Four! Theo James (aka Mr. Pamuk)  has been cast as Four in the Divergent film. He's a bit older than I thought for Four, but I think he looks the part.




-Not only is Shailene Woodley playing Tris in Divergent, she's just been cast as Hazel in The Fault in Our Stars. She's no stranger to books to movies either-she's also in The Spectacular Now, which is out this year, and she's filming The Amazing Spider Man 2. Maybe Shailene is our new book to movie queen?


-The Selection has added a new character that doesn't appear in the books. In the show, Prince Maxon will have a brother, Prince Rafe, who will be played by Ben Aldridge. 

-Goosebumps is still incredibly popular at my library, so the news that Sony is working on a big screen adaptation of Goosebumps is news my library tweens will love! Rob Letterman who directed Monsters Vs. Aliens and Gulliver's Travels is in talks to direct.

-Once Upon A Time is releasing a tie-in novel that adapts the TV shows first season into novel form.

-Disney Channel is developing a TV Movie based on Annabel Monaghan's novel A Girl Named Digit. Thanks to PW Kids for the news.

5 comments:

  1. I think he's too old for Four too. But attractive!

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  2. Thanks for linking to the full list of Divergent casting so far. I think I'm pretty happy with everyone except maybe Zoe Kravitz who kind of just annoys me, but I guess I can see her as Christina.

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  3. He does look the part even if he is a bit old. Love all the book to movie news.

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  4. I'm decently satisfied with the cast. But Theo James is almost 30. (Never thought I'd see the day when "almost 30" seems "too old" but it does in this case.)

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  5. Gaw! Mr. Pamuk! *swoons* I don't mind that he's too old. I'm excited to see him on a big screen. Shailene Woodley is seriously racking up. I was thinking, after I read the TFiOS casting news, about other actresses that age that might have auditioned for Hazel. I can't think of many of them who do drama. Except Emma Watson, maybe? I love Kate Winslet.

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