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The Fault in Our Movies: 12 of the Most Beautiful People Dying Young on Film | Steel Magnolias, Ali MacGraw, Julia Roberts, Shailene Woodley

UpdatePosted 06/08/2014 02:00PM

The Fault in Our Movies: See 12 of the Most Beautiful People Dying Young on Film

Originally posted 06/03/2014 11:15AM

According to author John Green, his acclaimed young-adult novel The Fault in Our Stars was intended as a revision of the classic cancer-story tropes of saintly sufferers and soft-lit deaths.

But there's one convention the upcoming film adaptation doesn't subvert – like many of their cinematic predecessors, Shailene Woodley and Ansel Elgort spend their last months positively glowing.

It's yet another reminder that, in the movies, dying is often the best makeover.

In anticipation of the opening of the film adaptation of the book, here's a brief history of beautiful people in movies who left us too soon.

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Review: Is The Fault in Our Stars a Flawless Film? | The Fault in Our Stars

See This/Skip That: An All But Flawless The Fault in Our Stars

Originally posted 06/06/2014 02:15PM

Based on John Green's ginormously popular YA novel, this is a sweet, simple, dignified movie about young lovers whose every move is chaperoned by death.

It seems safe to say that it will have millions of people verklempt between now and forever.

When they meet in a cancer support group, Hazel Grace Lancaster (Shailene Woodley) and  Augustus Waters (Ansel Elgort) share a sense of gallows humor, but she considers her  foreshortened life with pointed intensity, and he stays afloat (sometimes desperately)  with gallant charm. Where they connect – and the pair do connect, wholly – is on a  level of existential and romantic bliss.

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Shailene Woodley: What the Cancer Patients in Fault in Our Stars Taught Me

Shailene Woodley: What the Cancer Patients in The Fault in Our Stars Taught Me

Originally posted 06/06/2014 11:35AM

Shailene Woodley worked with such accomplished pros as George Clooney (in The Descendants) and Kate Winslet (in Divergent), but it's her The Fault in Our Stars costars who, she says, have taught her the most.

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PEOPLE Picks: Don't Miss The Fault in Our Stars, Orange Is the New Black & More

PEOPLE Picks: Don't Miss The Fault in Our Stars, Orange Is the New Black & More

Originally posted 06/06/2014 07:00AM

A dozen cool things to see, hear, read and download this week

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Watch Fault in Our Stars's Ansel Elgort Tap-Dance on Tonight Show (VIDEO) | Jimmy Fallon

The Fault in Our Stars's Ansel Elgort Tap-Dances on Tonight Show (VIDEO)

Originally posted 06/03/2014 09:20AM

Play testcaption testcredit Share on Facebook Tweet Pin on Pinterest Share on Tumblr If you don't know who The Fault in Our Stars lead Ansel Elgort is, don't worry, you will soon.

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Meet The Fault in Our Stars's Heartthrob Ansel Elgort

Ansel Elgort: Meet The Fault in Our Stars's Heartthrob

Originally posted 06/02/2014 05:25PM

Prepare to swoon!

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Shailene Woodley Happily Reveals She's Homeless and Living Out of a Carry-On Bag (VIDEO)

Shailene Woodley Happily Reveals She's Homeless and Living Out of a Carry-On Bag (VIDEO)

Originally posted 05/16/2014 09:20AM

Play testcaption testcredit Share on Facebook Tweet Pin on Pinterest Share on Tumblr They say money can't buy happiness, and Shailene Woodley seems to agree.

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Go Behind-the-Scenes with Nat Wolff at The Fault in Our Stars' National Tour

UpdatePosted 05/09/2014 10:50AM

Nat Wolff Gives PEOPLE a Behind-the-Scenes Look at The Fault in Our Stars' National Tour

Originally posted 05/08/2014 06:00PM

Let Nat Wolff be your guide to the stars – The Fault in Our Stars, that is. The 19-year-old actor is sharing his personal photos from the movie's national tour on PEOPLE's Instagram, giving Fault fanatics an intimate look at the close-knit cast.

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Shailene Woodley Explains the Benefits of Eating Clay | David Letterman, Shailene Woodley

Shailene Woodley Explains the Benefits of Eating Clay (VIDEO)

Originally posted 05/06/2014 09:35AM

It's part of a balanced breakfast.

Divergent and The Fault in Our Stars star Shailene Woodley guest-starred on the Late Show Monday, and she dished on, well, one of her favorite dishes: clay.

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Shailene Talks Kissing Ansel in The Fault in Our Stars

UpdatePosted 05/05/2014 06:45PM

The Fault in Our Stars Confessions: What It's Like to Kiss Your Brother & More from Shailene Woodley

Originally posted 06/05/2014 02:15PM

Fresh from kicking butt in Divergent, Shailene Woodley is set to spend this summer warming hearts. The 22-year-old actress will portray a cancer-stricken teen named Hazel in the film adaptation of John Green's novel The Fault in Our Stars, out June 6.

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