Dear John…

February 8, 2010

“Avatar” loses box office crown to “Dear John”

USA/Channing Tatum and Amanda Seyfried star as lovers whose romance is curtailed by the September 11 attacks. It was directed by Swedish filmmaker Lasse Hallstrom and based on “The Notebook,” a novel by Nicholas Sparks.

Your article states that the movie Dear John is based on the novel The Notebook by Nicholas Sparks. This is not correct. It is based on the novel Dear John by Nicholas Sparks. Just thought you should know.

Corrie S.

In the article it says that the movie Dear John is based Nicholas Sparks’ novel “The Notebook”. That’s not true. It’s based on his novel “Dear John”. “The Notebook” was already made into a movie in 2004.


Dear John was based on the book Dear John, not the notebook .. =)

Emily H.

Dear John is based on the novel Dear John. The Notebook is based on the novel The Notebook. And now you know.


Lots of readers wrote us about this one. Most of them were pretty polite about it: GBU Editor

Actress Amanda Seyfried poses at a fan event for the film “Jennifer’s Body” in Hollywood September 16, 2009.┬áREUTERS/Fred Prouser

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