Turtles All the Way Down Movie: Cast, Release Date
When John Green’s “Turtles All the Way Down” was released in 2017, the young adult novel was an instant bestseller, topping the New York Times chart. He stayed there for more than a year, with the “The Fault in Our Stars” author announcing during that time that the film was in development. The long-awaited adaptation was filmed in 2022, and director Hannah Marks teased the project a bit at POPSUGAR. “‘Turtles All the Way Down’ is an incredible book,” she said while promoting her film ‘Don’t Make Me Go.’ “First and foremost, I love John Green’s book, and the movie really stays true to the book in a lot of ways. I think we really worked hard to make it a faithful adaptation.”
She continued, “And beyond that, it’s pretty cool that we have two teenage Latinas in the film, which hasn’t been done a lot before. And the girls were absolutely amazing and great in portraying, but also excellent for their characters.”
“Turtles All the Way Down” filmed in Cincinnati this spring. Isabela Merced stars as Aza Holmes, with Cree Cicchino as Daisy Ramirez. The screenplay is by Isaac Aptaker and Elizabeth Berger, who previously wrote the screenplay for “Love, Simon.” The duo also premiered Hulu’s “How I Met Your Father.” Marks’ previous work as a director includes 2018’s “After Everything,” starring Jeremy Allen White and Maika Monroe. “Turtles All the Way Down” is the fourth Green Novel to be adapted into a movie or TV show following 2014’s “The Fault in Our Stars,” 2015’s “Paper Towns,” and Hulu’s 2019 miniseries. Looking For Alaska”.
Read on for everything we know about “Turtles All the Way Down” so far.
Cast of “Turtles to the End”
Merced stars as Aza Holmes and Cicchino plays her best friend Daisy. Felix Mallard, Maliq Johnson, J. Smith-Cameron, Judy Reyes and Poorna Jagannathan are also part of the cast. Marks will also appear in the film.
“Turtles All the Way Down” release date
“Turtles All the Way Down” wrapped filming in June, but its premiere date has not been announced. The film is set to be released on HBO Max.