Film & TV

John Green, Shailene Woodley, and The Fault in Our Stars Cast on Adapting the Book and Captain America Hotties

Walking into a room with the stars and writer of The Fault in Our Stars is a lot like meeting a family for the first time. Picture Shailene Woodley, Ansel Elgort, Nat Wolff, and John Green all hanging around a table, laughing and joking around just seconds after scratching another interview off their list. If the film emanates a glow of genuine passion, it's because of the energy in that room. Even I, just another visitor, felt strangely at home when asking the first question. "I'm going to start with something you've probably had to answer already."

In an instant, Woodley plainly states, "Brothers to lovers?" Everyone laughs, and I reassure them. This was going to kick off with something unrelated to moving from their stint as brother and sister on Divergent to lovers in The Fault in Our Stars. This was about whether or not they'd read John Green's novel before shooting.

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Juan Antonio Barquin is a Miami-based writer who programs the queer film series Flaming Classics and serves as co-editor of Dim the House Lights. Barquin aspires to be Bridget Jones.