So, book to movie adaptations as we all know, can be either a hit or miss. I’ve learned to walk in with low expectations so I don’t feel like crying and throwing a tantrum on my way out of the theater by the end of the movie. But I don’t know about you, I still feel like this obligation takes over me, the curiosity of seeing my favorite characters coming to life in some shape or form is something magical to experience. Though, I disagree with a lot of the casting over past films of my favorite novels, it’s still fun to follow and compare. So, here is a list of movies coming out within this year and the next. Hope you find something you’ve read or interested in. =) Happy reading and viewing, all! Please keep an eye on this post for added adaptations, being in the awesome world of book blogging, I stumble upon news quite often, and will be sure to keep you all informed! If you feel I have missed any, please by all means, let me know. =)
“The Host” by Stephanie Meyer: Most of us should know this by now. It’s a good chance we may see a second installment as well if this is a success. (((I have a review for this movie coming up soon, a VERY HAPPY REVIEW!!!!!)))
“Adept(The Wiccan Diaries, #3)” – by T.D. McMichael
“The Great Gatsby” : by F. Scott Fitzgerald
“The Hunter (Parker, #1) “:by Richard Stark
“Shiver” (The Wolves of Mercy Falls, #1) :by Maggie Stiefvater
“The Two Faces of January” :by Patricia Highsmith
“Prodigy “(Legend, #2) :by Marie Lu
“Men Are from Mars, Women Are from Venus “:by John Gray
“Shadow and Bone”: by Leigh Bardugo- This is the first installment of the Grisha series.
“Vampire Academy- Blood Sisters” by Richelle Mead- First installment to a long vampire series. Released in 2014
“World War Z: An Oral History of the Zombie War” by Max Brooks- Supposedly this year, it will be filming.
“Wicked Lovely” by Melissa Marr- Awesome series of the Fae world. Supposedly filming this year.
“Odd Thomas (#1)”- by Dean Koontz- Supposedly filming this year!!!
“Uglies (Uglies, #1) “by Scott Westerfeld- (YA-Sci Fi)
“Carrie”(remake) by Stephen King: Horror/Thriller/Fantasy/Adult
“The Giver”- Let me tell you how excited I am about this one… *DANCES AROUND LIKE A LOON* This is to this day, STILL my favorite book. The first Dystopian I ever read. They are not sure when it’s going to begin casting/filming, but I will keep you updated on this one!
Maximum Ride: James Patterson- (YA/Sci-Fi) I am also very excited about this. This has GREAT potential of being an amazing movie.
Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children- (Thriller/Paranormal) YAY!!! They are not sure when they will begin casting, though.
The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones by Cassandra Clare (YA/Urban Fantasy)Released in August
The Night Circus ( a Fantasy) by Erin Morgenstern: Another favorite book of mine. Still in the talks.
The Graveyard Book by Neil Gaiman (YA/Horror/Fantasy)- Casting not yet taken place
Daughter of Smoke and Bone by Laini Taylor (YA-Fantasy) ANGELS YAYYAYAYAY!! They don’t have a set date yet for though. It is still in the talks.
“Divergent” by Veronica Roth (YA/Dystopian) Next year (2014)
“Ender’s Game” by Orson Scott Card (Sci Fi/YA) This year sometime. (Starring Abigail Breslin and Harrison Ford) Click here for IMDB information
“Fallen” by Lauren Kate (YA/Fantasy/Romance) More Angels!! (still waiting for news on this one, actually.)
“The Forest of Hands and Teeth by Carrie Ryan” (YA/Dystopia/Post Apocalyptic)- Zombies.. OH my. This will be filmed this year
“The Girl Who Kicked the Hornets’ Nest” – Part two of The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo …Still in the talks