Tuesday 21 November 2017

Dafoe joins Fault In Our Stars

Willem Dafoe has a role in The Fault Is In Our Stars
Willem Dafoe has a role in The Fault Is In Our Stars

Willem Dafoe has been cast in the movie adaptation of The Fault In Our Stars.

The Spider-Man actor will play a reclusive author in the film about two teenagers who strike up a romance while battling cancer.

Director Josh Boone announced the news on Twitter, writing: "One of my favourite actors, Willem Dafoe, will play Peter Van Houten in #tfiosmovie!"

He added: "Dafoe stars in several of my favourite films including The Last Temptation of Christ, Born on the Fourth of July, and Platoon."

The film is based on a novel by John Green about teenagers Hazel (Shailene Woodley) and Augustus (Ansel Elgort), who meet at a support group for young people with cancer.

They take a trip to Amsterdam to meet their favourite author Peter Van Houten, the role Willem will play.

Laura Dern and Sam Trammell will also star in the film.

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