Welcome back to the YA Movie News Roundup, where it's been sort of a slow news week except for all of the new trailers. Let's get the glut of Fifty Shades scoop out of the way and then watch some stuff!
The release date has been announced: the film will assault screens on Valentine's Day weekend 2015. And Dakota Johnson gave an interview about the "incredible love story" of the book, which makes me think she maybe hasn't read it?
Harry Potter stamps are happening!
As is, and stop me if you've heard this one, a Peter Pan origin story film. While that sounds spectacularly unnecessary, the fact that Joe Wright - of Anna Karenina, Pride and Prejudice and Atonement fame - is directing gives me a little more hope for the project. So how's he going to shoehorn Keira Knightley into this sucker?
You can be the girl on fire, thanks to this Hunger Games costume auction. (By the by, JLaw looked INSANE and amazing at last night's Catching Fire premiere.) Oh and Josh Hutcherson is going to charm the Capitol by hosting SNL this Saturday!
Entertainment Weekly believes the next big YA adaptation should be the Animorphs series (again). Yay/nay?
Now let's get to the trailers!
Divergent (analyzed by FYA here):
Flowers in the Attic (cringed over by FYA here):
Maleficent (yawned over by me here):
And finally, the best thing ever: