Behind-the-Scenes Interviews with “The Normal Heart” Stars Jim Parsons & Taylor Kitsch

Broadwayworld.com reports that HBO has released new behind-the-scenes interviews with Jim Parsons and Taylor Kitsch, in which they discuss their characters in The Normal Heart.

The Normal Heart is a film adaptation of Larry Kramer’s Tony Award-winning stage play. The official synopsis of the film from HBO reads as such:

“Directed by Emmy winner Ryan Murphy (“Eat Pray Love,” “Glee”) and written by Academy Award nominee Larry Kramer (“Women in Love”), adapting his groundbreaking Tony Award-winning play of the same name, the drama tells the story of the onset of the HIV-AIDS Crisis in New York City in the early 1980s, taking an unflinching look at the nation’s sexual politics as gay activists and their allies in the medical community fight to expose the truth about the burgeoning epidemic to a city and nation in denial. The film also stars Alfred Molina (“An Education”), Tony Award winner Joe Mantello (“Law & Order”), Jonathan Groff (HBO’s “Looking”), Denis O’Hare (HBO’s “True Blood”), Stephen Spinella (“Milk”), Corey Stoll (“House of Cards”), Finn Wittrock (“Unbroken”) and BD Wong (HBO’s “Oz”). An HBO Films presentation of a Plan B and Blumhouse production in association with Ryan Murphy Productions, THE NORMAL HEART is executive produced by Ryan Murphy, Dante Di Loreto (“Glee”), Jason Blum (the “Paranormal Activity” series), Brad Pitt (“Moneyball”), Dede Gardner (“12 Years a Slave”). Mark Ruffalo co-executive produces; Scott Ferguson (HBO’s “Temple Grandin”) produces.”

The Normal Heart will air May 25 at 9 PM on HBO.

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Movie Exclusive – Three New Stills Officially Released for “The Fault in Our Stars” Film

Over the past two days, there have been three new beautiful images released from The Fault in Our Stars movie adaptation.

Yesterday, Entertainment Weekly exclusively shared a still of Hazel Grace (Shailene Woodley) and Augustus Waters (Ansel Elgort) together in the Anne Frank House in Amsterdam. Plus, two other exclusive images from scenes in Amsterdam have found their way online.

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For those unfamiliar with this incredible story, it follows sixteen year-old Hazel Grace Lancaster (Woodley) as she is battling thyroid and lung cancer. Her parents are worried about her, therefore they send her to a local support group, where she meets Augustus Waters (Elgort). As they get to know each other, their relationship grows and takes them on an unforgettable journey.

The Fault in Our Stars film is set to be theatrically released on June 6, 2014. The cast also includes Willem Dafoe, Laura Dern, Nat Wolff, Lotte Verbeek, Sam Trammell, Mike Birbiglia, Emily Peachey, Milica Govich, and David Whalen.

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What do you think of these new images? What do you think of the cast behind the project now that we get to see them more in character? Are you excited for The Fault in Our Stars movie?

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Source: Entertainment Weekly

Movie Exclusive – Potential Release Date for “The Fault in Our Stars” Trailer

Fans of John Green’s novel, The Fault in Our Stars, are no doubt counting down the days until the movie adaptation hits theaters in June. Green was very smart and social media savvy throughout the whole filming process as he shared pictures and video from the set, but this just left the fans wanting more.

Fox Pictures has stayed relatively secretive about anything to do with the film and had not released any exclusives until they recently released an official poster.

For those of you waiting for a trailer, there is a rumor that the first official trailer could be released on February 14, 2014 (Valentine’s Day). Don Boone, father of director Josh Boone, recently tweeted: Screen Shot 2014-01-02 at 12.01.50 PM

Although Valentine’s Day would be the perfect day to release the trailer for such a romantic movie, Fox Pictures has not confirmed anything. Be sure to check back for more details and The Fault in Our Stars movie exclusives!

Hopefully this new photo that actor Ansel Elgort (Augustus Waters) shared earlier this morning will hold you over while you wait for the trailer:

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Sources: Twitter and Instagram

Movie Exclusive – First Official Poster for “The Fault in Our Stars” Movie

Those eagerly awaiting the movie adaptation of John Green’s The Fault in Our Stars are in for a treat today!

The first official poster for the film has been released and it is absolutely stunning.This gorgeous poster features Shailene Woodley and Ansel Elgort as their characters Hazel Grace Lancaster and Augustus Waters.

For those unfamiliar with the story should definitely consdering reading it because it is an amazing story.

It follows sixteen year-old Hazel (Woodley) as she is battling thyroid and lung cancer. Her parents are worried about her, therefore they send her to a local support group, where she meets Augustus Waters (Elgort). As they get to know each other, their love and relationship grows and takes them on an unforgettable journey. Take a look at the poster below:

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What do you think of this first official poster? Are you interested in reading the book and/or seeing the movie?

Source: Buzzfeed

Production Exclusive – “The Fault in Our Stars” Director Josh Boone Reveals Post-Production Details

Fans of the author John Green are probably counting down the days until the Josh Boone-directed movie adaptation of The Fault in Our Stars. The production started filming in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania on August 26 and finished in Amsterdam on October 16, 2013.

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Shailene Woodley and Ansel Elgort filming in Amsterdam.

This has left fans even more excited for the film and some are wondering when we may see the first trailer. Unfortunately, production still has to go through the process of editing the film and putting all of the final touches together so it may be a while before we see any trailers or other exclusives.

However, a fan on Tumblr recently asked director Josh Boone about a trailer and he revealed for us where they are in the post production process and when we might see our first trailer:

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What do you think of this news? Do you think that it is too long of a wait for the trailer? Are you looking forward to The Fault in Our Stars movie to hit theaters on June 6, 2014?

Source: Josh Boone’s Tumblr

Production Exclusive – Filming Wraps on “The Fault in Our Stars” Movie Adaptation

Fans of John Green have probably aware that he has been on the set of The Fault in Our Stars off and on since the film started shooting on August 26. Filming in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania wrapped (finished) on October 10. From there, production headed to Amsterdam to film the final scenes needed and the picture wrapped on October 16!

Green is very smart when is comes to working social media and marketing as he has been sharing photos and videos from his various adventures on set. This is not only allowing fans to get to know the actors playing their beloved characters, but get some behind-the-scenes exclusives.

Both John Green and Ansel Elgort, who is playing Augustus Waters, were sharing photos from the final days of shooting in Amsterdam. Plus, fans and the paparazzi managed to get some photos of the actors while they were filming.

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The Fault in Our Stars is being directed by Josh Boone and stars Shailene Woodley, Ansel Elgort, Nat Wolff, Willem Dafoe, Laura Dern, Sam Trammell, and Mike Birbiglia.  Are you going to see The Fault in Our Stars when it is released in theaters on June 6, 2014? Who is your favorite character from The Fault in Our Stars?

Sources: John Green’s Instagram, Ansel Elgort’s Instagram, and Tumblr

Movie News – “The Fault in Our Stars” Adaptation Gets an Official Release Date

Fans of the best-selling author John Green are no doubt aware that his novel, The Fault in Our Stars, is being adapted into a major motion picture. The highly awaited film is currently under production and has been filming in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania over the past few weeks. Production will soon be heading to Amsterdam to film the scenes that are set there.

Some interesting and exciting news about an official release date for the film was made public yesterday. Box Office Mojo and Collider shared that The Fault in Our Stars will officially be hitting theaters on June 6, 2014. According to Collider, having the June 6th release date puts the film in an excellent position. However, the film will be opening against Tom Cruise’s sci-fi action flick, Edge of Tomorrow.

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The Fault in Our Stars is being directed by Josh Boone and stars Shailene Woodley, Ansel Elgort, Nat Wolff, Willem Dafoe, Laura Dern, Sam Trammell, and Mike Birbiglia.

Sources: Box Office Mojo and Collider