The big-screen adaptation of John Green's "The Fault in Our Stars" began yesterday, and the author himself is on set watching actors Shailene Woodley and Ansel Elgort bring his story to life. And lucky for us Nerdfighters, he shot (and shared) a little behind-the-scenes video today.
Tricky camerawork aside, it's great to get some information from the set as we
not so patiently wait for the film. (How adorable was Ansel Elgort talking about painting miniatures!?!) Please, sir, we want some more!
The countdown is on for "Vampire Academy"'s theatrical debut on February 14, 2014. And while the buzz for the flick, adapted from Richelle Mead’s bestselling books, continues to grow, two of its stars, Zoey Deutch and Sarah Hyland, just hope fans are pleased by their big-screen take.
“I just hope that people enjoy it—fans that have already read the series, as well as newcomers—I hope they enjoy this story,” Zoey told MTV News at the VMAs over the weekend.
It's nesting season for the "Mockingjay."
Sure, "Hunger Games" fans still have three months to wait until the highly anticipated sequel, "Catching Fire," hits theaters, but casting is already ramping up on the third and fourth installments. The newest addition (per Lionsgate): "90210" alum Evan Ross (whom you may also recognize as Ashlee Simpson's boyfriend).
Evan joins "Mockingjay" as Messalla, one of the camera crew members filming propaganda for the Capitol. He's the assistant to director Cressida, who will be played by "Game of Thrones" actress Natalie Dormer.
There was a lot to love in our official first look at "Divergent", the movie adaptation of Veronica Roth's bestselling book about a society on the brink of collapse, which debuted some brand-new and exclusive footage at Sunday's VMAs. Knife throwing! Skyscraper jumping! Ferris wheel climbing! A passionate smooch between Tris and Four that lasted only a fraction of a second but made us dissolve into a quivering mass of jelly nonetheless! But now that we've all gotten this peek at the hotly anticipated film, we want more. MORE, we tell you! And not to be all demanding and unreasonable, but there's no time like the present to start letting the whole world know which scenes from the novel we want a glimpse of the next time around.
Our personal wishlist goes a little like this:
In case you missed the memo, Selena Gomez has officially completed her 2013 transformation: from a teeny-tiny Wizard of Waverly Place into a full-grown lady who likes high fashion, fast cars and things that go BOOM! on the big screen. Want some proof? Just feast your eyes on her appearance from last night's premiere of "Getaway," where she strode in on mile-high heels and stole the show—which, considering that it's a heist movie, is quite the accomplishment.
Gentlemen, start your engines! Selena lived right up to her new status as a young style icon with her look last night: a dress with a pretty lace panel slung across its plunging V-neckline, and a tulip skirt that offered a peek of purple at the hem. A matching plummy manicure and some serious ear-baubles completed her look, which, let's be honest, is just one more style success in a series of hits. She's been nailing her red-carpet looks like a boss ever since the "Spring Breakers" buzz put her in the spotlight early this year. We can't wait to see what she wears next!
Here it is: our final day of VMA All Access leading into this weekend's can't-miss MTV Video Music Awards. And today, it is a doozy.
At 6 p.m. ET, we'll have the guys of "Divergent" (Theo James and Miles Teller) talking all about their dystopian drama. Cool, huh? The live stream begins at 4 p.m. ET, so be sure to click, click, click!
by Jessica Marshall
The mundane days that you spent waiting for "The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones" are at an end. The film hits theaters today!
It's the story of Clary (Lily Collins), an average artsy fartsy New York City teen, who discovers she's part of a long line of demon-slaying Shadowhunters after her mother is kidnapped. Vowing to save her mum (played by “Game of Thrones” star Lena Headey), she enters a dark otherworld she never knew existed. There to guide her every step of the way is fellow Shadowhunter and inevitable love interest, Jace (Jamie Campbell Bower).
Before you take a sip from the Mortal Cup and head to theaters, here are five things you should do.
"The Hunger Games: Catching Fire" doesn't blaze into theaters until November 22, but it looks like at least one cast member is getting in shape to film the follow-up, "The Hunger Games: Mockingjay." Actor Sam Claflin took to Twitter today to share an image of his super-healthful meal, adding the hashtag #finnickfitness (referring to his District 4 tribute character).
Reports have indicated that both parts of "Mockingjay," directed by Francis Lawrence, could begin production as early as September, so be sure to stick close to Hollywood Crush for all the details!
There are no vampires, werewolves, or Shadowhunters in the latest young-adult book poised to become a movie. "Sorta Like a Rock Star," the YA debut of "Silver Linings Playbook" author Matthew Quick, isn't set in a dystopian future, only the very real present. But although there might not be any of the film industry's favorite supernatural beings in this story of a homeless teenager making it through her senior year of high school, the heart-wrenching story is getting its very own cinematic adaptation.
"SLRS" follows Amber Appleton, forced to live on the school bus her mom drives after her mom's boyfriend kicks them out. She's got a loyal dog and a collection of oddball friends (the school freaks, a church group of Korean ladies, an old woman in a nursing home and a Vietnam vet, to name a few), and is the most optimistic, upbeat teenager you've ever come across despite the crappy circumstances she's been dealt—that is until something so tragic comes along that even Amber can't overcome her depression.
Few directorial declarations soothe a lit-lover's soul quite like these four little words: "I am a fan." After all, seeing one's favorite book make the leap from page to screen can be anxiety-inducing, and it's always a relief to know the characters you adore are in good hands. So fans of Cassandra Clare's "Mortal Instruments" series should be pleased to hear that helmer Harald Zwart considers himself part of the Shadowhunter army.
"I, myself, am a fan," Harald said when asked how he approached the thorny process of adapting a beloved book series. "When I started getting involved in it, I started spending time on my own with the book and visuals and ideas and other movies."