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YA Movie News Roundup: More INSURGENT Casting

Plus THE DUFF, DESCENDANTS, WE WERE LIARS and more!

YA Movie News Roundup: More INSURGENT Casting

Welcome back to the YA Movie News Roundup! Let's do it. 

There have been some big casting waves on the Insurgent front this week. First, Keiynan Lonsdale (aka Chicken Pox from FYA fave Dance Academy) will play Uriah! And Emjay Anthony, whom I can confirm is a certified Little Cutie in Jon Favreau's recent Chef (during the Q&A he told us he really had to go to the bathroom!), will play Hector. Here's what those dudes look like: 

More The Duff casting: the great Allison Janney is joining!

Film rights to E. Lockhart's We Were Liars, which Posh reviewed here, have already been acquired in a "competitive bidding" war. 

Behold: Hugh Jackman serving Blackbeard realness for Joe Wright's Pan

Netflix is making a new adaptation of The Magic School Bus. Lily Tomlin or bust!

Here's the first image for Disney's Descendants, in which everyone is dressed like Tina Turner in Mad Max: Beyond Thunderdome.

A list of all the times Gus "makes it weird" in The Fault in Our Stars.

Check it: the Delirium trailer, starring Emma Roberts. This will be a Hulu pilot airing June 20th. 

Check it some more: the Paddington trailer, about, you know, Paddington Bear. This particular Paddington is voiced by Colin Firth, so you'll excuse me if I think he's hot. 

Super crucial Captain Underpants movie intel

YA authors list their favorite book-to-film adaptations.

And finally, in not YA but relevant to our interests news: 8bit Mean Girls.

That's it for this week - tell us whatcha think in the comments. 

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