Get ready to see your favorite book come to life on screens, everywhere!
John Green‘s coming-of-age novel, “Looking For Alaska” is being turned into an eight-episode mini-series for streaming service, Hulu, and we can’t contain our excitement! In case you missed it, “Looking For Alaska” follows a beautiful but troubled girl, Alaska Young, and Miles “Pudge” Halter, a fellow student who falls madly in love with her.
Yesterday, it was announced that Kristine Froseth – known for her role in Netflix’s “Sierra Burgess Is A Loser” – and Charlie Plummer are set to play Alaska and Miles in the upcoming show. Talk about perfect casting! In order to celebrate, John took to his Instagram posting a heartfelt message to fans and followers opening up about the excitement he has for this upcoming series and the love that is constantly being shown for “Looking For Alaska.” Keep scrolling to check out his complete message:
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In the Looking for Alaska Hulu series, Alaska will be played by Kristine Froseth (@kristine_froseth on instagram), and Miles will be played by Charlie Plummer (@charliefplummer on twitter and on instagram–but mostly on instagram). . I spoke to Kristine and Charlie on the phone yesterday and it was really special to have a conversation with the people who will become Miles and Alaska. I’m so grateful to them and to everyone involved with the Looking for Alaska series. It’s all starting to feel very real! . I am so grateful that LFA has an enthusiastic readership all these years after its publication. I know people have strong casting opinions, but I’d ask you to remember that the people who’ve been cast are human beings (and young ones), so please be kind if/when tagging them. . (Also, a friendly reminder that I do not cast movies or limited series adaptations on Hulu. But I did get to see both of these actors’ auditions, and they are both truly brilliant and embody the characters to me. They’re both also fans of the book, which is nice!)
This isn’t the only exciting casting news. It was recently reported that “13 Reasons Why” star, Katherine Langford, would be hitting the big screen in the next “Avengers” film!