The book everyone has been raving about, “The Fault in our Stars by John Green”, starts shooting its film adaptation today, August 26, 2013.
The blurb on the cover of the young adult book describes the story as
Despite the tumor-shrinking medical miracle that has bought her a few years, Hazel has never been anything but terminal, her final chapter inscribed upon diagnosis. But when a patient named Augustus Waters suddenly appears at Cancer Kid Support Group, Hazel’s story is about to be completely rewritten.
The film stars Shailene Woodley as Hazel Lancaster, Ansel Elgort as Augustus Waters, Nat Wolff as Isaac with Laura Dern (Jurassic Park) and Sam Tramell (True Blood‘s Sam Merlott) taking on the role of Hazel’s parents.
Josh Boone is directing the film, which will be shooting in Pittsburgh as well as in Amsterdam.
Here are some of Josh’s tweets in the lead up to the start of filming.
Shailene Woodley also cut her hair for her role as Hazel
She debuted her short hair while presenting the first look for Divergent with Theo James at the MTV Video Music Awards.
You can watch their interview by Maximo TV from the VMA red carpet below –
Ansel Elgort who plays Hazel’s love interest and the male lead in the film, also stars as Shailene’s brother in Divergent. Here are some of his tweets and instagram posts.
Brothers Nat and Alex Wolff share the same twitter account and as Nat moved to Pittsburgh to film The Fault in our Stars, his brother Alex tweeted about how he missed him
Producer Wyck Godfrey shared this picture of a ‘clap on’ from the set a few days ago as well as a recent picture of the cast
Here are John Green’s tweets, who recently celebrated his birthday and is now on the set of the film.
John Green also just shared a couple of pictures from the set on instagram post, including a ‘clap on’ that he received as a birthday present.
A release date for the film has not been announced yet, but here is what the director had to say –
Stay tuned as we bring you all the updates from the set!