Taglines: Get Lost. Get Found.
Adapted from the bestselling novel by author John Green, PAPER TOWNS is a coming-of-age story centering on Quentin and his enigmatic neighbor Margo, who loved mysteries so much she became one. After taking him on an all-night adventure through their hometown, Margo suddenly disappears – leaving behind cryptic clues for Quentin to decipher. The search leads Quentin and his quick-witted friends on an exhilarating adventure that is equal parts hilarious and moving. Ultimately, to track down Margo, Quentin must find a deeper understanding of true friendship – and true love.
Paper Towns is an American teen comedy-drama mystery film, directed by Jake Schreier based on the 2008 novel of the same name by John Green. The film is written by Scott Neustadter and Michael H. Weber, the same team that wrote Green’s first book film adaption. The film will star Nat Wolff, who also starred in The Fault in Our Stars, Cara Delevingne, Justice Smith, Austin Abrams, Halston Sage, and Jaz Sinclair.
About the Story
In Orlando, Florida, Quentin “Q” Jacobsen lives next door to Margo Roth Spiegelman, his childhood friend from whom he has since drifted, but still has feelings for. One night, when she climbs through his window and summons him on an all-night road trip of revenge, he cannot help but follow her lead. The next day, however, Margo does not come to school, and after a few days some consider her missing, others just conclude she left to an undisclosed location.
Q soon learns that Margo left clues about where she would be going, and concludes she is in a particular paper town in New York state. Q goes there by car with his best friends Ben and Radar, Radar’s girlfriend Angela, and one of Margo’s best friends, Lacey. They are in a hurry, because they want to be back in time for the prom. On the way Ben gets very happy about the fact that afterwards Lacey will go to the prom with him. Margo does not show up at the assumed spot. Q stays, while the others return with the car. He finds her, but she is not in love with him. She left the clues just to let him know she is safe, not to invite him to follow her. Q returns by bus and Margo stays.
Directed by: Jake Schreier
Starring: Cara Delevingne, Nat Wolff, Halston Sage, Cara Buono, Caitlin Carver, Austin Abrams, Hannah Alligood
Screenplay by: Scott Neustadter
Production Design by: Chris L. Spellman
Cinematography by: David Lanzenberg
Film Editing by: Jacob Craycroft
Costume Design by: Mary Claire Hannan
Art Direction by: Jamie Walker McCall
Music by: Ryan Lott
NPAA Rating: PG-13 for some language, drinking, sexuality and partial nudity.
Studio: 20th Century Fox
Release Date: July 24, 2015