I’ve read every draft of the script; they’ve run casting ideas and auditions past me; I’ve talked extensively to Josh Boone (the director) about the book and the characters and what mattered to me about the story.
But I’m not making the movie, and I don’t want to. I think Josh is a brilliant guy; I want him to bring his talents to this and create a movie that is good and interesting and beautiful. I don’t want to get in the way of that. So I do try to keep my distance and let them do their jobs. I really believe it’s going to be great, though.John Green on the TFIOS movie (via wakeuptheysay)