John Green’s “Trying to find Alaska” casts its leads with Charlie Plummer as Miles “Pudge” and Kristine Froseth as Alaska.
Trying to find Alaskahas actually discovered their Miles and Alaska! Author John Green announced the long-awaited news on Tuesday (October 30).
The primary lead character, Miles– a Florida teen who enlists in an Alabama boarding school searching for his “Great Perhaps”– will be played by Charlie Plummer, while the titular Alaska– his unforeseeable love interest with a complex past– will be played by Kristine Froseth.
“I spoke to Kristine and Charlie on the phone the other day and it was truly unique to have a discussion with the individuals who will end up being Miles and Alaska,” Green composed on Twitter. “I’m so grateful to them and to everyone included with theTrying to find Alaskaseries. It’s all starting to feel really genuine!” Green also called Plummer and Froseth “truly brilliant” in the functions.
Froseth and Plummer required to Instagram to share their own delighted thoughts about the news. “I can’t put into words how I am feeling today. #LookingForAlaska is an important story that has actually been so close to my heart given that I initially read this beautiful book when I was 13,” the starlet wrote, while the actor sweetly showed, “Dreams coming real today:-RRB- I’ve loved this unique and these characters for years and I’m beyond thrilled and honored to be a little part of the team that’ll bring them to life.”
Both stars have gotten acknowledgment for recent functions, with Plummer representing John Paul Getty III in Ridley Scott’sAll the cash worldwideand Froseth breaking onto the scene as Veronica inSierra Burgess Is a Loser.
Alaskawas Green’s first novel and Hulu’s upcoming minimal series has actually been 13 years in the making. He has because released six more novels and turned 2 of them– The Fault In Our StarsandPaper Towns— into films. His newest book,Turtles All The Way Down, is likewise presently being adapted into a motion picture.