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Josh Boone has signed on to direct The Fault in Our Stars.

The Writers director will adapt John Green's bestselling young adult novel, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

Sources say that Amazing Spider-Man 2's Shailene Woodley is in the running for the lead role.

The novel centres around a teenage girl struggling to deal with cancer.

When she meets a boy in her support group, the two find the strength in each other to face their illnesses.

Twilight Saga producers Wyck Godfrey and Marty Bowen are attached to The Fault in Our Stars, with Scott Neustadter and Michael H Weber working on the script. »


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