WHO’S IN IT?
Shailene Woodley (Divergent), Ansel Elgort (Carrie), Nat Wolff (New Year’s Eve), Laura Dern (Jurassic Park), Sam Trammell (True Blood), Mike Birbiglia (Going The Distance), Lotte Verbeek (The Borgias), Willem Dafoe (Spider-Man)
WHO’S BEHIND THE CAMERA?
Josh Boone (Stuck in Love), director; Scott Neustadter (500 Days of Summer) and Michael H. Weber (The Spectacular Now), writers; Marty Bowen (Dear John) and Wyck Godfrey (Twilight), producers; Mike Mogis (Stuck In Love) and Nate Walcott (Lovely, Still), composers; Ben Richardson (Beasts of the Southern Wild), cinematographer; Robb Sullivan (A Good Year), editor
WHAT’S IT ABOUT?
Hazel (Woodley), a young cancer patient who carries an oxygen tank around with her to breathe, reluctantly attends a cancer support group where she meets Augustus (Elgort), who is now in remission after having his leg amputated. A tragic romance ensues…
IN ONE SENTENCE, WHY SHOULD YOU BE EXCITED?
The adaptation of John Green’s popular novel is laced with crowd-pleasing romance, a witty look at an otherwise dark subject matter, and two winning lead performances by two very talented young performers.