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3 Actors Join the ‘Paper Towns’ Cast

paper townsThree actors have joined the cast for the Paper Towns movie adaptation. Austin Abrams, Halston Sage, and Justice Smith will portray Ben, Lacey, and Radar.

These characters share a friendship with the lead protagonist Quentin (played by Nat Wolff). The story, based on John Green’s popular young adult novel, follows Quentin and his buddies who embark on a journey after a classmate named Margo (played by Cara Delevinge) mysteriously disappears.

Back in March, Green announced that he would take on the role of executive producer. The Wrap reports that Scott Neustadter, Michael H. Weber, Marty Bowen, Wyck Godfrey, and Isaac Klausner will all serve as producers for this project. Neustadter and Weber are also working on the screenplay together.

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Josh Boone to Direct ‘The Fault in Our Stars’

Fox 2000 has brought on filmmaker Josh Boone to direct The Fault in Our Stars movie adaptation. Last year, Boone wrote and directed an original film called Stuck in Love.

According to The Hollywood ReporterScott Neustadter and Michael H. Weber, the screenwriting duo behind (500) Days of Summer, will write the script. Wyck Godfrey and Marty Bowen, the producers of The Twilight Saga film franchisewill produce this project.

As of this writing, John Green‘s popular young-adult novel has spent fifty-seven weeks on the New York Times  bestsellers list.

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Hunger Games Producer to Adapt Maria Semple Novel

Color Force and Annapurna Pictures have acquired the film rights for Where’d You Go, Bernadette by Maria Semple. Little, Brown and Company released the book in December 2012.

Color Force founder Nina Jacobson (producer of The Hunger Games film series) and partner Brad Simpson will produce.

Scott Neustadter and Michael H. Weber, the screenwriting duo behind the 2009 film (500) Days of Summer, will write the script. Color Force’s Bryan Unkeless, Annapurna Pictures’ Ted Schipper and the author will serve as executive producers.

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