THE FAULT IN OUR STARS is really starting the pique media interest, which means we’re seeing much more chatter about the movie with the stars! Shailene and Ansel talked about the importance of their characters and switching between projects together with TIME. Meanwhile, Shailene also covered why the story is an uplifting one with Access Hollywood!
“The fact that Hazel at such a young age realizes that all of this is fleeting and that none of it matters. That it doesn’t matter how big of a mark you leave on the world or how many great things you do, or if you change the world or if you’re Martin Luther King Jr. or Cleopatra or homeboy down the street. Eventually it’s all going to end, and oblivion is inevitable. So you might as well enjoy every moment and live every moment in a present state of mind. The fact that she understood that at such a young age was so powerful to me.”
“When you’re there and you’re Caleb, you have to be Caleb,” Elgort says. “I hadn’t thought about Augustus Waters yet. And then when you change characters, you change the way you look, you change the way you feel. Everything changes. You almost start to think that Shailene is two different people in the projects. You meld with your character a little bit, naturally. You start to pick up those tendencies a little bit.”
Click the photo below to watch Shailene talk TFIOS with Access Hollywood!