3 June 2014 8:54 AM, PDT | Thompson on Hollywood | See recent Thompson on Hollywood news »

John Green's fans love him.  As in, Love him.  The "Fault in Our Stars" scribe has nearly 2.5 million(!) followers on Twitter and his vlogbrothers YouTube videos routinely rack up 500,000 to a million hits. Which means that the Friday release of the film version of "The Fault in Our Stars," based on Green's novel about two teenagers who meet in a cancer support group and fall in love, is going to be (in the inimitable words of Joe Biden) a Bfd. In fact, according to Fandango, "Fault" has already broken the company's record to become the biggest pre-selling love story ticket ever.  (The previous titleholder was Channing Tatum and Rachel McAdams's 2012 "The Vow.")  Fandango also notes that "Fault" is the most-anticipated film of this weekend (with "Edge of Tomorrow" and "Maleficent" close behind).   Apparently, the ticket sales company also performed a survey of over 1,000 users who bought advance seats for "Fault in Our Stars, »


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