John Green’s popular novel “Looking For Alaska” is being made into a series for Hulu. The upcoming series will be an 8 episode limited series.
It is told through the eyes of teenager Miles “Pudge” Halter, as he enrolls in boarding school to try to gain a deeper perspective on life. He falls in love with a girl, Alaska Young, and after her unexpected death, he and his close friends attempt to uncover the truth behind her death and make sense of it.
John Green announced via Twitter that the leads of the series have been cast. Kristine Froseth will play the title character, Alaska, and Charlie Plummer will play the character Miles.
In the Looking for Alaska @hulu series, Alaska will be played by Kristine Froseth (kristine_froseth on instagram), and Miles will be played by Charlie Plummer (@charliefplummer here and on instagram–but mostly on instagram).
— John Green (@johngreen) October 30, 2018
Kristine Froseth previously starred in the Netflix movie, Sierra Burgess Is A Loser, where she played the role of Veronica. Charlie Plummer was most recently seen in the movie All The Money In The World.