Can we just take a moment to acknowledge how many YA books will be movies in the very near future? Personally, I'm torn about my feelings on this (like everything in my life). I feel like Hollywood has no creativity or originality left, so they just keep making sequels/reboots/remakes and book-to-movie adaptations to rake in... Continue Reading →


POP QUIZ: Who gets to play Tris Pryor AND Hazel Grace Lancaster? Why, SHAILENE WOODLEY, of course!

Yes, YA fans, it is true! Shailene Woodley, who we recently learned will play Tris Pryor in Divergent, has also been offered the lead role of Hazel Grace Lancaster. That's right, John Green fans. If she accepts the role, Ms. Woodley will be heading up the cast of the adaptation of The Fault in Our... Continue Reading →

The DIVERGENT casting question… who do YOU think would be the best Four?

About a year and a half ago, I wrote up a post about some pretty hot actors who could potentially be acceptable choices for the lead role of Four in the movie adaptation of Veronica Roth's Divergent ("Casting Divergent, Take Two: Casting Four (aka: a Lineup of Hotties)"). And all you awesome readers out there had... Continue Reading →

It appears to be official… The Fault in Our Stars movie WILL HAPPEN.

The Hollywood Reporter reported yesterday that the potential movie adaptation of John Green's The Fault in Our Stars (known from this point further as TFiOS) has landed a director. Josh Boone, whose only previous directing venture was 2012's Stuck in Love, has signed on to direct John Green's most recent novel. So now that I've... Continue Reading →

The Raven Boys: The newest YA title being added to the movie mix

Fans of Maggie Stiefvater will be psyched to hear that THE RAVEN BOYS has been optioned for film! New Line Cinema has picked up the first installment of Steiefvater's four-book Raven Cycle series. The story centers around Blue, a girl whose family curse will cause her to kill her true love with a kiss. Here's a synopsis... Continue Reading →

The Perks of Being a Wallflower: Coming to a theater near you… eventually.

OMG we are the worst bloggers EVER. Ok. Maybe not the worst. But we have been neglecting our blogging duties and have abandoned those of you that faithfully follow After the Last Page. The truth of the matter is that my laptop is down for the count, so I'm computerless (this post is currently being... Continue Reading →

FINALLY!! The Mortal Instruments has a full cast (almost)!

It's official! The Mortal Instruments has more cast members!!! *FLAIL WILDLY* As we had posted last month, Lily Collins, JCB, and Jemima West had already been cast as Clary, Jace, and Isabelle (respectively). I dare not keep you in further suspense... scroll down to see who else will be playing who! Robert Sheehan as Simon... Continue Reading →

We have a winner! Finnick Odair cast for Catching Fire!

I'm sure there's lots of speculation over who will play the role of beloved Catching Fire/Mockingjay character, Finnick Odair. First of all, let us all take moment to giggle at THIS: Secondly, Grant Austin of "Glee" auditioned for the role of Finnick and had great interest in the role. However, it seems like the odds were... Continue Reading →

Heavens to Betsy! We have our Plutarch Heavensbee!

Ladies and gentlemen, meet Plutarch Heavensbee. It is officially official! Philip Seymour Hoffman has been cast as Plutarch Heavensbee in the film adaptation of Catching Fire. Hoffman is an incredibly versatile actor and I see no reason why he won't do justice to the head gamemaker's character. Welcome aboard PSH! *I'd like to note that I... Continue Reading →

Lauren Oliver’s book officially headed to the big screen. I’m simply delirious!

UPDATE! (1/23/13) Check out our post with updated information about the Delirium adaptation! See what I did there? In case you didn't know, Lauren Oliver's Delirium is Hollywood bound. How do I know? Because Lauren has already read the first draft of the script! The script is certainly in the early stages, but, despite some changes, it sounds like the movie will... Continue Reading →

Beautiful Creatures casting updates

The cast list is PACKED for the film adaptation of Kami Garcia and Margaret Stohl's Beautiful Creatures. Thanks to Kami Garcia's Twitter feed, I've recently learned that Zoey Deutch has been the most recent starlet to join the cast. If you're not familiar with Beautiful Creatures... (summary courtesy Goodreads.com) "There were no surprises in Gatlin County. We were... Continue Reading →

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