Movie Monday- In this weeks Movie Monday we’ve got the official theatrical trailer for The Fault in Our Stars! We’ve also got the music video of the -currently only released- first song for the Divergent soundtrack, as well as a clip of Ellie Goulding talking about her role in the movie and music. We’ve also got news about when the Catching Fire DVD will hit shelves and some news about the Daughter of Smoke and Bone adaptation. As always, for a full list of 60+ YA books heading to Hollywood, check out our post here!
Daughter of Smoke and Bone- Laini Taylor’s hit series is making some headway towards the big screen. Most recently naming director Michael Gracey to helm the film- Here’s a little summary: National Book Award finalist (2009), author Laini Taylor hit a home run with her debut book- which found its way, a mere 3 months after its release, to both Amazon’s Top 10 list of Editor Picks and Publishers Weekly Best Books for 2011. This trilogy is full of excitement, magic and all-things-supernatural! It’s about an art student in Prague, with electric blue hair, who hangs out with half-human, half-animal creatures and ends up finding herself at the center of an otherworldly, supernatural war. Movie-makers just couldn’t wait to get their hands on this one and Universal Pictures wound up landing the worldwide rights. They have Joe Roth and Palak Patel (Snow White and the Huntsman) producing the film and Stuart Beattie (G.I Joe: The Rise of Cobra) to pen the adaptation. In December, 2013, Michael Gracey, a former animator turned commercials director, closed a deal to direct the film. This is great news! After a studio names a director, things usually start moving pretty quick in a forward motion!
The Fault in Our Stars- Arriving in theaters on June 6, “The Fault in Our Stars”, based on John Green’s bestselling novel, stars Shailene Woodley and Ansel Elgort as Hazel Lancaster and Augustus Waters. The two fall in love after meeting at a support group for teens with cancer. This is going to be a tearjerker y’all!
Here’s a shorter Teaser Trailer–
Divergent- The Original Motion Picture Soundtrack for Divergent is expected to be released on March 11 and will feature a new song from Ellie Goulding titled “Beating Heart” as well as “Find You” by Zedd which features Matthew Koma and Miriam Bryant.
Check out “Find You” by Zedd–
In addition, Goulding contributed vocals to the Divergent film score. More artists on the Divergent soundtrack will be announced soon.
Hunger Games: Catching Fire- DVD Release date has been announced! Catching Fire will be available on March, 7th, but you can pre-order it now on Amazon (that’s what I did last year and it wonderfully showed up on my TV’s Amazon Prime app- such a happy surprise since I had sorta forgotten that I had already ordered it lol)!