Penguin Young Readers author John Green revealed the official trailer for the film adaptation of his bestselling book, Paper Towns (Dutton Children’s Books/Speak), with a guest appearance on “Today.” Hypable, Buzzfeed, Bustle, PEOPLE magazine, Teen Vogue, Seventeen, Huffington Post, Vanity Fair, Cosmopolitan, E! News, and Entertainment Weekly are among the outlets that covered the trailer reveal. A special screening of the trailer and exclusive scenes from the movie were presented for a packed theatre of fans in New York, with director Jake Schreiber and actress Halston Sage (Lacey) appearing as part of this Teen Vogue-sponsored event. Green and Sage also spoke to Hypable, HuffPo Live, Yahoo!, Bustle, Refinery 29, Collider,Page to Premiere, BN.com, Spark Notes,MoviePilot, and Fashion & Style. Then Green stopped by the Buzzfeed offices to answer questions, resulting in the “How Well Do You Know John Green” quiz.
All of this activity propelled Green’s Paper Towns to #1 on The New York Times Young Adult bestseller list, with 107 overall weeks on that list. The Paper Towns film is being released by 20th Century Fox nationwide on July 24.