Wednesday, July 28, 2010

I love you

Hey everybody, I saw we got a bit heated in the comments in the last post. So I wanted to say that I love you all. (Awwwww!!! Do you love me too? You do? YAY!)

Here are some facts:

I have no control over anything to do with the movie. I do not pick the actors. It doesn't matter how hard you try to "reason" with me in the comments -- I really truly don't have any control, so I hope you'll tone down the "do something, Lisa!" stuff. Because I can't do anything. Besides, I'm thrilled about this development in the movie arena.

That said, I think everyone should have the right to free speech. I don't mind that you disagree with things. That's fine. But I don't like it when people say things like "if you love us you'll change things or else we'll stop being your fans." See above -- I have no control. And it's hard to believe a true fan of the books would do that. Still, I respect your right to say how you feel.

There's no guarantee that the movie will be made. If it is, don't forget we have an amazing writer attached in Christopher Landon.

I love you all no matter how you feel about Miley Cyrus being in talks to play Janie. For the record, I think that all actors have to try new things to grow and transition from child to adult actor. I think Miley would do a great job. But there's no guarantee of a movie so maybe everybody should just calm down for a while.

I hope that those of you who do not like Miley will realize that nobody will force you to watch her movies. It's that simple, folks. You don't like it? Don't go.

Did I mention I love you? Cuz I do.


Vintage Sew and So said...

I love you too and will always be a fan. I hope the movie gets made and it will be great.

Star Shadow said...

I love you to.. and the book, and whatever may happen movie wise... thats so exciting.

Its unfortunate so many people don't realize how things truly work as far as movie rights.


Anonymous said...

I love the books, the story and the whole 'Wake' world you've created. Even if the movie is made, the movie is lack-lustre, and I don't love it, I will still love the books. Although, how can a story like the one you've created NOT be a great movie?

Shooting Stars Mag said...

Wow, guess I missed those comments. Not cool. I think Miley's a good actress. Regardless, I just want a Wake film so I hope it happens and then I can go and enjoy the wonderful story on a big screen! I don't expect books to movies to be the same anywaya...I just enjoy it. :)


Anonymous said...

I only read the books a little while ago, but I think that the whole 'Wake' world will look fantastic on the big screen! I can't wait to see it, no matter who plays the lead role. People need to be more openminded about Miley being Janie. Hating is soooooo not cool! I LUV UR BOOKS LISA! I also luv u! = ) Congrats! = )

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Gabrielle said...

Hahaha I love you too! I dont care who is cast as the actors, im just excited for all things movie wise. I hope everything goes well and i hope it works out cuz im flipping out! I'm so excited for this movie, i just hope it gets made into one! Best of luck

danilo said...

I think anything to say that I see this not going to be a fan just because miley will play the janie.I LISA LOVE YOU (I AM BRAZILIAN)

rachel belrose said...

I'm sorry people got so heated on your post. Even though Miley Cyrus is the last person I'd ever want to play ANY character in ANY of the books I want made into a movie, I'm understanding enough to realize that it's not in your hands.

Your books were terrific; I loved every single one of them. And regardless of who's starring in the movie, I'll definitely be supportive. I really hope that movie gets made, though I know it won't come close to being as awesome as the books themselves.

Thanks so much for writing!

Anonymous said...

i love you too lisa :) and i know its not your fault miley is going to play janie i just wish you were the one who could choose who played janie since im sure alot of the fans dont want miley as janie, regardless i still love the series and will see the ovie i just wish hollywood would have chosen a far better actress then her :(

Katie K said...

It would make me soo happy to see them on the big screen!
And, I love Miley Cyrus and think she is a great actress who could really do a good job playing Janie. I hope it happens!!!!!!!!! :D

Malu said...

I loooooooooooooove you tooo :D
And you're my friend! You said it!

If there is a real movie, I'll watch at the first day :D

Anonymous said...

I would just like to say that I am a huge Miley Cyrus fan. I read alot of blogs reporting Miley signing on to star in this film and eventually curiosity got the best of me. I finally went and rented Wake from my library and I absolutely could not put it down. After I finished the first one, I immediately seeked out the second and that one was just as intriguing. Now I am trying to find the third, and chances are I will just buy the trilogy. So I thank Miley for, unintentionally and figuratively, introducing me to your books. I am now reading some of your other works as well. One day I do hope to see this movie made, and being the huge Miley fan that I am, I hope to see her as Janie. But regardless of who is in the movie, I am definitely looking out for it theaters in the following year(s) to come