4 items from 2013
Welcome to EW.com’s Ya novel bracket game. We’re pitting 64 young adult books against each other in a March-Madness style game to determine which you think is the best of all time. Round one begins below.
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Ask any young reader to name her literary role model, and chances are she’ll point to Jo March a headstrong, hot-headed heroine modeled after Alcott herself. But there’s more to Little Women than Jo alone; Alcott’s domestic tale is truly absorbing, complete with one »
- EW staff
Here at EW, we’re reminiscing about the pop culture moments that we still can’t get over — no matter how much time has passed.
Fact #1: A great book you read as a kid will always affect you more deeply than a great book read at any other age.
- Hillary Busis
In an episode airing this coming season, Bart will encounter Diggs (Radcliffe), a strange older boy with a passion for falconry, among other things. “Diggs is a combination of Holden Caulfield, Finny from A Separate Peace and the kids in Lord of the Flies — only a little more screwed up,” executive producer Al Jean tells EW.
Radcliffe’s voice first graced the show in 2010’s “Treehouse of Horror Xxi”, in which he played the vampire son of Dracula. »
- Dan Snierson
Here's today's latest casting news: Tye Sheridan has graduated from Mud and will move on to Grass Stains, a coming-of-age indie from writer-director Kyle Wilamowski. Kaitlyn Dever (Last Man Standing) is also in negotiations to star. Community co-stars Chevy Chase and Gillian Jacobs will reunite in Hot Tub Time Machine 2. Chase will reprise his role as the advice-dispensing repairman while Jacobs will take on the female lead. Bill Irwin (Rachel Getting Married) will join Christopher Nolan's upcoming sci-fi film, Interstellar. Hit the jump for more on each casting announcement. THR reports that Sheridan is in negotiations to star in Grass Stains as a teen discovering his first love (Dever). However, "a prank goes awry and causes the death of his girlfriend’s older brother. The boy must balance this secret, his guilt and his feelings for the girl." Sounds like Grass Stains has shades of Bridge to Terabithia »
- Dave Trumbore
4 items from 2013