[Movies] Fault in Our Stars Gets Release Date, Maze Runner Pushed Back
Posted by Joseph Lee on 10.05.2013
Plus an update on The Book Thief...
Coming Soon reports that two book adaptations in development at 20th Century Fox have had changes in their release dates.
The Fault in Our Stars actually gets a release date, as it will be released on June 6, 2014. It is based on the book by John Green and is directed by Josh Boone (Stuck in Love) from a script by Scott Neustadter and Michael Weber ((500) Days of Summer). It stars Shailene Woodley, Sam Trammell and Willem Dafoe. It follows a teen girl with cancer who falls for a boy with cancer who is in her support group. It will be up against Tom Cruise's Edge of Tomorrow.
The adaptation of James Dashner's The Maze Runner has been given a release date of September 19, 2014. It previously had a February 2014 date. The film is directed by Wes Ball from a screenplay by Dashner. It follows a group of young men forced to run a maze as part of a daily ritual. It stars Dylan O'Brien, Will Poulter, Kaya Scodelario, Aml Ameen, Thomas Brodie-Sangster and Patricia Clarkson. It's competition on that date includes Dolphin Tale 2 and the football film When the Game Stands Tall.
Meanwhile, Fox's The Book Thief, starring Geoffrey Rush and Emily Watson, is now coming out on November 8. It is up against Thor: The Dark World and the nationwide expansion of Richard Curtis' About Time.