Upcoming Book Adaptations You Shouldn’t Miss!
We all know the hit Twilight Saga, Harry Potter, Game Of Thrones, and The Vampire Diaries comes from a book and the joy of watching them turn into a big hit movie and series was a remarkable experience.
It’s always been a lot of fun watching your favorite characters brought to life and how screenwriters interpret the stories we come to love.
At some point, it wouldn’t turn out what we expected it to be but just because the book is better it doesn't mean we should completely skip the movie. We wouldn't know it might turn out so good that in the end of the day you’ll be proud that you geeked out the right book!
Now, make sure you wouldn't miss these book to movie and series adaptations. Warning, major spoilers alert!
Percy Jackson and The Olympians
After book author Rick Riordan took the internet by storm with the announcement on May 14th of the upcoming adaptation of his popular teen novel series, fans are stoked that the favorite characters will finally be brought to life again after the devastating first two films starring Logan Lerman, it will be produced again by Disney Plus.
This book follows Nora Grey who's drawn to a mysterious and handsome senior in her class, Patch Cipriano, who turns out to be an angel. It will be starring Liana Liberato from Nicholas Sparks, “The Best of Me” and Wolfgang Novogratz from “The Last Summer”. While the production hasn’t started yet, Kelly Cyrus the director made sure to the fans that the movie is still gonna happen!
Shadow and Bones
Netflix adaptation will combine Leigh Bardugo’s Grisha Trilogy and Six Crows duology into one series where lies a divided world with two barriers of darkness where a young girl struggles to buff her power. Thugs, thieves, assassins are at war and it will take more than magic to survive. The forthcoming series is one of the few TV shows lucky enough to finish filming before the coronavirus hit, having wrapped after a 6-month shoot at the end of February.
The Last Letter from Your Lover
From the bestselling author of Me Before You, a story where a London journalist's attempts to track down a pair of lovers who had an affair in the 1960s. Starring Shailene Woodley, Joe Alwyn, and Felicity Jones the film will be hitting our screens this 2021 by Netflix.
One of the anticipated movies this 2021, 1965 science fiction written by Frank Herbert, cited as the inspiration of Star Wars. The novel tells the story of young Paul Atreides, heir apparent to Duke Leto Atreides and scion of House Atreides, as he and his family relocate to the planet Arrakis, the universe’s only source of the spice melange. Set to release on October 21, 2021 with a star-studded cast featuring Timothee Chalamet, Zendaya, and Jason Momoa.
The Selection Series
One of the big books to watch on Netflix is Keira Cass’ The Selection series, following America Singer from the society’s lower class and chosen as one of Prince Maxon’s suitors, competing with 34 other girls as she’s torn between life and love she left behind. ProductionWeekly revealed that the movie is currently eying to begin production in early 2021.
Tiny Pretty Things
This new Netflix original series where black swan meets Pretty Little Liars, with three best friends fighting their way up to New York's most prestigious ballet academy. It was said to be released this year in October but Netflix still hasn't announced any information about the series.
The Hating Game
One of the loved books yet to happen by Sally Thorne, where Lucy Hale and Austin Stowell is set to play the characters of Lucy Hutton and Josh Templeton, who constantly battle each other as the assistants of the two co-head of the company where they work which eventually gets complicated when they fell in love with each other. The movie is set to film this 21 of November.
The Reincarnationist Papers
This sci-fi film that will be called Infinite, focuses on a schizophrenic man who realizes his hallucinations are memories from his past lives. Starring Dylan O'Brien, Mark Wahlberg, and Chiwetel Ejiofor, the movie is set to release on May 28, 2021.
The Wicked Deep
Netflix won again for screen rights of the novel by Shea Earnshaw. This story takes place with three sisters who were sentenced to death for witchery two centuries ago and returned to steal the bodies of three weak-hearted girls so that they may seek their revenge to lure boys and drown them.