The Wimpy Kid Movie Diary: How Greg Heffley Went Hollywood is an entertaining book written by Jeff Kinney, that takes a behind-the-scenes look at how the famous cartoon character of Greg Heffley transitioned from books to Hollywood movies.
Summary Of The Book
Greg Heffley is a much loved popular children?s book character from the Wimpy Kid series of bestselling books written by author Jeff Kinney. The phenomenal success of the book series led to the making of three Wimpy Kid movies, breathing life into this funny and hilarious cartoon character, turning him into a real life person, for the world to see.
The Wimpy Kid Movie Diary: How Greg Heffley Went Hollywood is a book offering from the creator of Greg Heffley himself, and combines the story of the three Wimpy Kid movies into one book, taking fans behind the scenes, to learn every little detail about their favourite cartoon character through the exclusive titbits, scoops, and fun trivia presented in the book.
The Wimpy Kid Movie Diary: How Greg Heffley Went Hollywood covers every aspect of movie making, right from how the children, to fit the parts of the different characters from the book, were found, how they were coached and readied for these roles on the screen, which scenes from the book series were included, filming locations, and so on. It is also packed with entertaining trivia, personalised anecdotes, and fun facts about about Jeff?s character, Greg Heffley, played by a child actor named Zachary Gordon. For instance, the author reveals that Greg Heffley is shown wearing tight shirts, in order to highlight his small stature.
The book is formatted like a colorful diary, with storyboard sketches, pages from the script, costume designs, plenty of photographs, and Wimpy Kid illustrations by Jeff Kinney in his signature hilarious style. Written in simple language, it serves as an ideal accompaniment to the book and movie series, with its exclusive in-depth coverage of the best bits and imagery from various scenes in the book and the movie, as well as stills from the 2012 film offering Dog Days.