Tuesday, February 08, 2011

I love movies that begin with...


(Crank it up for the movie experience!)

Each time those rays of light peek over the horizon and the horns begin to play, the hairs on the back of my neck stand up. I love it!

And I can't wait to see the Universal logo play at the beginning of...

The
THIRTEEN REASONS WHY
movie!!!

Since the news just broke publicly, I had to rush this post so most of you would hear it here first and not flood my inbox with Is it true??? emails. (But you can find out a few more details right here.)

Yes, it's true. And no, I could not be happier with how this came about and the people who are involved.

More soon...

56 comments:

.......... said...

Congratulations!!! May they do it justice in every way it deserves!

Paul Joseph said...

Congratulations, Jay! I am beyond excited to hear this news. I'll be at the theater the day it comes out. Can't wait!!!

Amy Baskin said...

Majorly pumped for you and audiences everywhere. Congratulations, Jay!

kathleen duey said...

EEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEE!!!


congrats!

Beth S. said...

How exciting! Congrats!

Cessie said...

Awesome!!

VegasJellyFish said...

That is so exciting. I can't wait to see it. I can't wait to find out who is in it. I hope they find the right stars for it. SO EXCITED!!!!

Dr. Laurie Johnson said...

OOMMT!!!! Out of my mind thrilled---for you and your family, for every viewer, for the whole movement of empathy and dignity this will create!!! HUZZAH!!!!!

Sabrina said...

Awesome, Jay! Congratulations! I can't wait to see it! Be VERY proud of yourself! :)

Lia Keyes said...

GASP! Congratulations, Jay!

Sarah Miller said...

Woooooooow.

Cathy Cronin said...

Soooo thrilled for you! Can't wait to see it!

Teresa Fannin said...

It was only a matter of time, congrats, Jay!

Venessa said...

I was on FB and saw the annoucement on Penguin's page. I'M SO EXCITED!! Congratulations!!

shy_yet_talkative_girl♥ said...

Awesome news, Jay!!! I can't wait to see it in theaters, opening night of course!!!

bbl said...

Congrats I'm so glad Selena Gomez is playing Hannah Baker, I cant wait to see this movie. You're hard work payed off. :D

Caprica-Lex said...

I'm totally out of words, so you just get a simple "CONGRATULATIONS!" and maybe a "FINALLY!" from me :)

Shannon Whitney Messenger said...

Here's hoping Hollywood gets this one right! *crosses fingers and toes for you!*

Caprica-Lex said...

I just read the article at Deadline. Selena Gomez? Really??? SO COOL! I love "Wizards of Waverly Place". Not quite how I imagined Hannah, but who cares? She's a great actress. And her mother is producing the movie, so I guess she won't back out of the project anytime soon ;)

StefanieEmmy said...

This is great! Congratulations! I can't wait to see this :D I really hope they do the book credit. :)

jesse joshua watson said...

Right on, Jay!! So stoked for you, man.

Anita Saxena said...

Congratulations!

Kimberly Sabatini said...

Awesome!!!!!!

Bwyatt said...

This is amazing Jay! Congratulations! The book was extrodinary and powerful and hopefully it will reach even more people by becoming a film! YAY!!!

sbklinda said...

I'm so happy for you!! CONGRATULATIONS!!!

Megan Bostic said...

Oh my gosh, that is so exciting!!! Congrats Jay. Very deserving.

wendy said...

Congratulations!!! I knew it was just a matter of time. So happy for you!

Nina Crittenden said...

Such amazing news, Jay!! Can't wait to go see it! CONGRATS!!!

Bruce Frost said...

Congratulations! I can't wait to see this amazing story on the big screen!

Sandy said...

Oh wow. Congrats! I didn't even hear rumors about this, I'm so out of the loop!

SelenaAddicted said...

Wow Congrats Jay :) I love Selena, she is an amazing actress. Also Logan Lerman should play Clay

Anni Matsick said...

I caught your presentation at the NY SCBWI Conference a few years ago then read the book--this is very cool, congrats!

Anonymous said...

YAYY!!!! I can't wait. Selena Goimez is f*cking awesome. It's perfect. Gosh!!!! I'm so so so so happy for it!!

Caradae's Blogger said...

I would absolutely LOVE to see this as a movie. I just finished your book and found it very informative and sheds a very bright light on what teens can go through. Thank you for this.

m. christine weber said...

So unbelievably thrilled for you :-). Can't wait to see it!

Sarah P. said...

Jay, I am SO happy for you! Couldn't have happened to a nicer guy. And, as a mom, I also think "And now they definitely don't need to worry about Isaiah's college tuition." :D Congratulations! What a dream come true!

Anonymous said...

Yay, so excited. Selena Gomez will be great for this!

Anonymous said...

congratulations - it'll be something different a suspence YA film. The fans want Logan Lerman to play Clay. He would be perfect pls tell them to cast him if you have any say. Selena will have to dig deep to handle a dark character like Hannah but i think she can do it.

K. M. Walton said...

Wow, that is insanely exciting news!!!!!

Marie said...

YAY So happy for you! Great things happen to great people! Definitely watching this opening day :)
From what I've seen Selena will do just fine. I definitely dont want the content to be watered down. Anyway, so happy for you and Selena.

Anonymous said...

Congrats man! Selena seems like a good little actress so I think she will be able to pull this off, I'm excited to hear who the other cast members will be!

Anonymous said...

Im so stoked for this and terribly excited for you and the film itself! Are there any casting suggestions? And do you know when will it start shooting?

Anne R. Allen said...

Saw it on the evening news. Seriously awesome.

Lsa Albert said...

Very cool!!! Congrats!!

Anonymous said...

congratulations! reading the book sometime back made me really think. selena should be great but please tell the production to cast logan lerman as clay

Lina said...

Congratulations! is a amazing book! I would love to be in that movie, but what i can do? just watch the movie! and i know that goes to do a beatiful movie

Sarah Beth Durst said...

YAY!!! Fantastic news, Jay! I'm so happy for you! Congratulations!!!

Candace said...

CONGRATS!!!

Jess (The Cozy Reader) said...

That's awesome! Congrats! Can't wait to watch it.

Anonymous said...

Jay Asher, you should consider Logan Lerman for the role of Clay Jensen. He's such a talented and dedicated actor and I'm sure he'll do a great job portraying him. Seriously, you'll like the guy.

Anonymous said...

I read the book and it was amazing! I loved it!
I can't wait for the movie adaptation with Selena Gomez starring as Hannah Baker. Oh! And Logan Lerman should play Clay Jensen. :)

Anonymous said...

Congrats! love the book and am thrilled for the movie!!! I can't possibly wait!:)

Anonymous said...

Logan Lerman would be an awesome choice for Clay!

Fully said...

omgee yay cant wait for the movie ! selena gomez will be great and ireally hope that they cast logan lerman to play clay ithink he would be great !!!!! :)

Katherine M said...

Can't wait!

Anonymous said...

please do an open casting call for this movie.
preferably Washington DC