Author John Green spoke with USA Today about The Fault In Our Stars adaptation calling it a “wonderfully faithful adaptation” and gushing over the performances by Shailene Woodley (Hazel) and Ansel Elgort (Gus).
Green, who’s seen a nearly completed version of the film, tells USA TODAY, “I loved it. It’s a wonderfully faithful adaptation.”
He says Woodley “sounds and acts just like Hazel does in my mind.” (Hazel is the novel’s bookish and sarcastic narrator who’s tethered to an oxygen tank.)
Green says Elgort is “just so Gus.” (Gus, or Augustus, is a former basketball star who falls in love with Hazel). “That’s a hard role. Gus is very confident in many ways, but not entirely.”
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