book-to-movie adaptations - InsiderIf you're anything like us, you prefer to read a book before seeing the story in movie form. Sure, Jennifer Lawrence may not have been who you pictured as dystopian heroine Katniss Everdeen, but at least you experienced The Hunger Games with a fresh, unaltered vision. This year, Hollywood is adapting a slew of literary fiction, graphic novels, and nonfiction books, so we've compiled a guide to which ones to put in a stack on your bedside table now. Here, 17 books you should read before they come to a cineplex near you. What it's about: A teen girl named Cassie Sullivan fights to save her younger brother during an alien invasion that arrives on Earth in several waves. The 5th Wave is the first in a trilogy of novels that follow Cassie in her plight the third will arrive in May. What it's about: A true story about the Coast Guard rescue of the SS Pendleton, which split in half during a storm in , trapping more than 30 sailors.
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In order of movie release date. What it's about : This is the true account of six soldiers and what they braved during 13 hours when the U. John Krasinski stars in what will probably be an intense cinematic experience, and just as riveting and eye-opening as the novel it's based on. Amazon review : 4. Release date : Jan. The planet was invaded by aliens, known as the Others, who attacked the world in waves electrical outage, coastal destruction, disease, and massacre. Now facing the 5th wave, she must protect herself, trust no one, and try to save her little brother before it's too late.
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As you might expect, a lot of the big movies coming out are based on popular, acclaimed, and award-winning books. They're all worth checking out. Here are the book-to-movie adaptations coming out this fall. We included the release dates for each movie, so you know how much time you have left to read the books. Jacob Shamsian. The movie stars Lupita Nyong'o. Tim Burton is the perfect director to take on the creepy, charming fantasy novel "Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children.
With sure to be blockbuster-hits like Zoolander 2, Batman V. Superman , and Disney's newest animated classic Zootopia, theaters are definitely going to be bumping. And in addition to these original films, the lineup is full of many fantastic books being made into movies in that are sure to be huge hits. But here's the thing about books being made into movies: you're totally doing yourself a disservice if you neglect to read the book first. For one, I can't think of anyone who's ever said "the movie was better" about any adaptation. This isn't to say that books turned into movies can't make great films, just look at the Harry Potter franchise. But no matter how great the movie is, it will never be able to fully portray everything that book does.